Rauvolfia verticillata

Rauvolfia verticillata

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  • Rauvolfia verticillata
  • Rauvolfia verticillata
  • Rauvolfia verticillata
  • Rauvolfia verticillata
  • Rauvolfia verticillata
  • Rauvolfia verticillata
  • Flower name
    Rauvolfia verticillata
  • Scientific name
    Rauvolfia verticillata
  • AliasRauvolfia verticillata, 蓬莱青木
  • Place of originTaiwan, southern China
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Orchard
  • Flowering seasonJune, July

What is Rauvolfia verticillata

Rauvolfia verticillata is Taiwan, Viet Nam or China Southern Plateau, is a small Evergreen shrub of the oleanders of Hyoscyamus genus. Good branching. In the long oval-shaped leaves are whorled or opposite the. The anniversary of flowering almost at the point of origin (Japan, June-September). Inflorescences of small white flowers with over 35; Flower is a funnel-shaped tube is long and Tip 5 crack, is twist in wind turbine. There are five stamens. October-the containing, calming and hypotensive effect of reserpine (reserpine), consisting of 11 months by the time the fruit is 1.4 cm in length oval drupe. Fruit color changes purple black red-green. Grown for medicinal roots, stems and leaves.


  • Eye
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Apocynaceae
  • Genus
    Rauvolfia
  • Species
    R. verticillata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.8 ~ 1.0 cm

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