Streptocarpus

Streptocarpus wendlandii

Spend a lifetime in a leaf

  • Streptocarpus
  • Streptocarpus
  • Flower name
    Streptocarpus
  • Scientific name
    Streptocarpus wendlandii
  • Aliasストレプトカーパス, 牛の舌, Cape primrose, Streptocarpus
  • Place of originNatal (South Africa)
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonMay

What is Streptocarpus

Streptocarpus wendlandii is a non-hardy perennials of the streptocarpus genera of the Gesneriaceae department native to Natal in South Africa. It is a univalent species spend a lifetime, without leaves, and large cotyledons resembling a cow tongue, when germinated, indulgent stems grow only one. To thin out many in the early summer purple or white tubular flowers blooms on its side. 5 crack tip of the florets. Has spirally twisted 紙縒ri (strands) of flowers after a fruit. Streptocarpus flowers name are numbered from the shape of this fruit is in Greece, meaning "twisted fruit". It is representative of the leafy species Streptocarpus rexii (Lexi streptocarpus) is the same as streptocarpus streptocarpus species flowers and stems are not leaves of many radiating out. As an aside, fish, sole (sole) to streptocarpus (beef tongue) also known as.

Common name: streptocarpus (beef tongue), scientific name: Streptocarpus wendlandii, also known as: streptocarpus, Cape primrose, origin: natal (South Africa), living type: perennial, height: 20-30 cm, leaf length: 50-100 cm, leaf width: 60 cm, leaf shape: oblong, Leaf color: green (table), purple (behind the scenes) and flower length: 3-4 cm, flowering: May 5 crack's tips on flower color: blue, purple, peach, white, star-shaped cylindrical.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Gesneriaceae
  • Genus
    Streptocarpus
  • Species
    S. wendlandii
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeNon-Hardy for many years the grass
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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