- Flower nameSasa veitchii
- Scientific nameSasa veitchii
- Aliasヘリトリザサ, 隈笹, 縁取笹, 野麦
- Place of originJapan (Kyoto, Japan)
- Place of floweringLow mountains
- Flowering season
What is Sasa veitchii
Sasa veitchii or Kuma zasa (Scientific name: Sasa veitchii) is a perennial herbaceous plant in the family Poaceae, native to Kyoto. It grows in the mountain forests of Japan. The Japanese name comes from the fact that the green leaf margins are shaded in white from autumn to winter. In folk medicine, the leaves have an antiseptic and disinfectant effect, and various vitamins are contained abundantly, and the plant is considered to have a medicinal effect. Common name: kumazasa.
Common name: Sasa veitchii Scientific name: Sasa veitchii, Also known as: Kumazasa, Helitrythosaurus, Place of origin: Japan (Kyoto), Japan
Grass height: 50 to 100 cm; leaf height: 15 to 25 cm, Leaf shape: oblong, Foliage color: Green. The edges turn white in autumn and winter, Phloem: alternate growth, Flower color: Greenish purple to brown, Inflorescence: Conical inflorescence, Pillar: 3, Inflorescence: , Staminodes: 6, Flowering time: Rare, Fruit: Eidocarpus, Fruit shape: Oval.