Solanum lyratu

Solanum lyratu

  • Solanum lyratu
  • Solanum lyratu
  • Solanum lyratu
  • Solanum lyratu
  • Flower name
    Solanum lyratu
  • Scientific name
    Solanum 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.


  • Order
    Solanales
  • Family
    Solanaceae
  • Genus
    Solanum
  • Species
    S. lyratu
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial herbaceous vine
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.8 ~ 1.0 cm

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