Potentilla recta

Potentilla recta

  • Potentilla recta
  • Potentilla recta
  • Potentilla recta
  • Potentilla recta
  • Flower name
    Potentilla recta
  • Scientific name
    Potentilla recta
  • Alias大蛇苺, タチロウゲ, 立狼牙, Sulpher cinquefoil, rough-fruited cinquefoil
  • Place of originSouthern Europe
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August

What is Potentilla recta

Potentilla recta is commonly called sulpher cinquefoil or rough-fruited cinquefoil, native to southern Europe, and is a perennial herb of the family Rosaceae. Stems do a ramification well and it does not crawl on the ground and stands up.. In short inflorescences began to shoot apical meristems in the summer blooms several yellow 5 petaled flower. The leaves are palmately compound. The naturalized plant to Japan in the mid-Meiji era introduced into ornamental, are distributed throughout the country of Japan.The whole pl ant has hairs.


  • Eye
    Rosales
  • Family
    Rosaceae
  • Genus
    Potentilla
  • Species
    P. recta
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    palisade compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeYears of grass
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 80.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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