- Flower namePteridophyllum racemosum
- Scientific namePteridophyllum 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.