Spiranthes sinensis

Spiranthes sinensis

  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Spiranthes sinensis
  • Flower name
    Spiranthes sinensis
  • Scientific name
    Spiranthes sinensis
  • Aliasモジズリ, 捩摺り, 捩花, Chinese spiranthes
  • Place of originJapan, Himalaya, Siberia, and Oceania
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August
  • Language of flowersthought

What is Spiranthes sinensis

Spiranthes sinensis , Chinese spiranthes, or Nejibana,(scientific name: Spiranthes sinensis) is a perennial wildflower of the Orchidaceae, native to Japan, Himalaya, Siberia, and Oceania. It blooms a purple-red small flower that is spirally twisted in summer. Each small flower has an orchid shape. The species after the flower is light, and one is about 0.001 mg, and it flies in the sky like dust.

Common name: screw flower (twisted flower), scientific name: Spiranthes sinensis, aka: Nejibana, Chinese spiranthes, Origin: Japan, Himalaya, Siberia, and Oceania, Distribution: Hokkaido, Shikoku, Kyushu of Japan, Environment: Wetlands, grass height: 10-40 cm, rooted leaves, leaf form: linear spinous needles, inflorescence: spiral spikes, inflorescence height: 5-15 cm, flowering time: May to August, flower color (scale and lateral petal): reddish purple to pink, flower color (lip valve): white, small flower diameter: 0.5 cm, seed weight (1 piece): 0.001 mg, breeding method: airborne flower.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Orchidaceae
  • Genus
    Spiranthes
  • Species
    S. sinensis
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Orchid shape
  • Leaf type
    Inverted lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typePerennial grass
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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