Rehmannia japonica

Rehmannia japonica

  • Rehmannia japonica
  • Rehmannia japonica
  • Flower name
    Rehmannia japonica
  • Scientific name
    Rehmannia japonica
  • Aliasハナジオウ, 千里胡麻, 花地黄, Rehmannia japonica
  • Place of originunknown
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Rehmannia japonica

Rehmannia japonica (scientific name: Rehmannia japonica) is a perennial herb in the family Orobanchaceae, genus Rehmannia, The stem is densely covered with soft hairs. The flowers are large. The leaves are also attached to the top of the flower stalk. It is believed to be native to China, but the details are unknown. It has been cultivated since the Edo period, but is now only grown in the mountains of Shizuoka Prefecture. It is listed on the Red List of Threatened IA (CR).

Common name: Rehmannia japonica, scientific name: Rehmannia japonica, also known as : Senri-goma, Grass height: 15 to 50 cm, Leaf shape: broadly ovate, leaf margin: serrated, flowering time: April-May, inflorescence: axillary, monocotyledonous, Flower diameter: 5-6 cm; color: pink to purple-red; corolla: cylindrical.


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Orobanchaceae
  • Genus
    Rehmannia
  • Species
    R. japonica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeperennial herb
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 6.0 cm

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