Scutellaria baicalensis

Scutellaria baicalensis

  • Scutellaria baicalensis
  • Scutellaria baicalensis
  • Flower name
    Scutellaria baicalensis
  • Scientific name
    Scutellaria baicalensis
  • Alias黄金花, スクテラリア, コガネヤナギ, Scutellaria baicalensis
  • Place of originRussia, Mongolia, China, Korea
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September, October

What is Scutellaria baicalensis

Scutellaria baicalensis, Baikal skullcap or Chinese skullcap (scientific name: Scutellaria baicalensis) is a perennial herb of the genus Scutellaria Lamiaceae, native to Russia, Mongolia, China and the Korean Peninsula. It produces small purple, lip-shaped flowers in summer and autumn on spikelets that grow from the tips of creeping stems. It is cold and drought-tolerant, but not very humid. The yellowish color is the color of the root, which is used in Chinese medicine. It prefers sunny, well-ventilated soil with good drainage. Don't fertilize it too much.

Common name: Scutellaria baicalensisr, scientific name: Scutellaria baicalensis, also known as Baikal skullcap or Chinese skullcap, Place of origin: Russia, Mongolia, China, Korea, grass height: 40-60 cm, leaf color: green, leaf inflorescence: opposite, leaf shape: lanceolate, leaf margin: entire, flowering season: July-October, flower diameter: 2 cm, flower color: blue-violet, propagation: stocking. ,Use: medicinal, the rhizome is the medicinal herb.


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lamiaceae
  • Genus
    Scutellaria
  • Species
    S. baicalensis
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial herb
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height40.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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