Pteridophyllum racemosum

Pteridophyllum racemosum

  •  Pteridophyllum racemosum
  •  Pteridophyllum racemosum
  •  Pteridophyllum racemosum
  •  Pteridophyllum racemosum
  •  Pteridophyllum racemosum
  •  Pteridophyllum racemosum
  •  Pteridophyllum racemosum
  •  Pteridophyllum racemosum
  • Flower name
    Pteridophyllum racemosum
  • Scientific name
    Pteridophyllum racemosum
  • AliasPteridophyllum racemosum, 筬葉草
  • Place of originendemic to Japan
  • Place of floweringSub-alpine
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Pteridophyllum racemosum

Pteridophyllum racemosum , scientific name:Pteridophyllum racemosum, is a cold-resistant evergreen perennial grass in the poppy family, Pteridophyllaceae, endemic to Japan. endemic to Japan. It grows naturally on mountain trails and forest floors in the subalpine areas of central and northeastern Japan. It is a genus and species of the genus Osabagusa. The rhizomatous leaves are green and lobed like sheep's teeth (scientific name: Adiantum). In summer, several flower stalks emerge from among the leaves, and a gross inflorescence grows from the tip, producing dainty, four-petaled, funnel-shaped white flowers that bloom downward. The flowers are 0.7 to 1 cm in diameter. The name of the flower comes from its comb-like lobed leaves, which resemble weaver's reeds.

Common name: Pteridophyllum racemosum , scientific name:Pteridophyllum racemosum, aka:Osabagusa, origin: Japan, inflorescence form: racemose, Grass height: 20-30 cm, rootstock, leaf length: 10-20 cm, leaf shape pinnate compound leaves; flower diameter: 0.7 -1 cm; number of petals: 4; flowering season: June-August; flower color: white.


  • Order
    Ranunculales
  • Family
    Papaveraceae
  • Genus
    Pteridophyllum
  • Species
    P. racemosum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecold-resistant evergreen perennial grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height20.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.7 ~ 0.7 cm

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