- Flower nameSolanum lyratu
- Scientific nameSolanum lyratu
- AliasSolanum lyratu, 鵯上戸
- Place of originJapan, the Korean Peninsula and China
- Place of floweringFields and footpaths
- Flowering seasonAugust, September
What is Solanum lyratu
Solanum lyratum, Scientific name: Solanum lyratum, is a perennial herbaceous vine of the Solanaceae family, native to Japan, the Korean Peninsula and China. It is native to the roadsides and mountains and fields throughout Japan. It has a dense coat of soft hairs on the stem, twigs and all other grasses. The plant grows on vines (leaf stalks) entwined with trees and other plants.
Common name: Solanum lyratum, Scientific name: Solanum lyratum, Vine length: 50-100 cm, Leaf shape: ovate, Leaf inflorescence: alternate, Leaf length: 3-10 cm, Flower diameter: 1 cm, Flowering time: August-September, Flower color: white, Stamens: 5, Anthers: yellow oval, Fruit: spherical cone, Fruit diameter: 0.8-1 cm, Fruit color: red.