Scleranthus biflorus

Scleranthus biflorus

  • Scleranthus biflorus
  • Scleranthus biflorus
  • Scleranthus biflorus
  • Scleranthus biflorus
  • Flower name
    Scleranthus biflorus
  • Scientific name
    Scleranthus biflorus
  • Aliasknawel, Scleranthus, スクレランツス・ビフロルス
  • Place of originAustralian eastern and New Zealand
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Seashore, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonNovember, December

What is Scleranthus biflorus

Scleranthus biflorus (scientific name: Scleranthus biflorus) is an Australian eastern and New Zealand peculiar species and is a cold-resistant evergreen perennial herb of the family Caryophyllaceae. In the country of origin, it grows naturally from the coast to the alpine region. The stock height is about 15 cm, but it branches well and spreads like a carpet to the side. In autumn to winter, attach two yellow - green flowers (actually a calyx) to the tip of the flower pattern. There are no petals on the flower, and it seems like flowers are five sepals. The genus name "Scleranthus" means Latin "skleros (hard) + anthos (flower)". The species name "biflorus" means "bi (2) + florus".

Generic name: Sclerantus biflorus, Scientific name: Scleranthus biflorus, also known as: Sclerantus biflorus, knawel, two-flowered knawel, grass height: 15 cm, grass width: 70 to 80 cm, leaf height: 0.5 to 1 cm, leaf quality: hard, leaf color: green, leaf order: viable, leaf shape: acicular, Flower color (calyx): yellowish green, calyx diameter: 0.3 cm, petal: none, flower pattern length: 1 to 4 cm, use: ground cover.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Caryophyllaceae
  • Genus
    Scleranthus
  • Species
    S. biflorus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    needle shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecold-resistant evergreen perennial herb
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 15.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.3 cm

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