Saururus chinensis

Saururus chinensis

  • Saururus chinensis
  • Saururus chinensis
  • Saururus chinensis
  • Saururus chinensis
  • Saururus chinensis
  • Saururus chinensis
  • Saururus chinensis
  • Saururus chinensis
  • Saururus chinensis
  • Saururus chinensis
  • Flower name
    Saururus chinensis
  • Scientific name
    Saururus chinensis
  • Alias半夏生, Asian lizard's tail, 三白草, 半化粧
  • Place of originJapan, China
  • Place of floweringWetlands
  • Flowering seasonJuly

What is Saururus chinensis

Saururus chinensis (Asian lizard's tail, scientific name:Saururus chinensis) is a deciduous perennial herb of the genus saururus, the family saururaceae native to Japan , China etc. . In summer, upper axils let the small white blossoms that spikes of approximately 10cm that withered do not have the petal bloom. Inconspicuous flowers for odor and white leaves stand out and attract the bugs. In Latin, the genus "Saururus" means "a lizard's tail". It originates from elongated flower. The Species epithet "chinensis" comes from "Origin of China".

Common name :Saururus chinensis , scientific name Saururus chinensis , also known as: Asian lizard's tail, origin: Japan Honsyu to China, Habitat: wetlands, leaf: oval, leaf arrangement: alternate, stipule: aerobic, flowers: axillary, inflorescence shape: spikes, both flowers, perianth: nothing, flower: white, flowering: July.


  • Eye
    Piperales
  • Family
    Saururaceae
  • Genus
    Saururus
  • Species
    S. chinensis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeLeaves many years grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.1 ~ 0.2 cm

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