Strobilanthes japonicus

Strobilanthes japonicus

  • Strobilanthes japonicus
  • Strobilanthes japonicus
  • Flower name
    Strobilanthes japonicus
  • Scientific name
    Strobilanthes japonicus
  • Alias伊勢花火, Green Mondo Grass
  • Place of originSouth-East Asia
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October

What is Strobilanthes japonicus

Strobilanthes japonicus is an annual grass of the Acanthaceae department Strobilanthes genus native to Southeast Asia. From the summer to fall it lets lip-type light red purple flowers bloom. Feral was what was transmitted to Japan via China as an ornamental. Come with vs. in the long oval-shaped leaves. Of each petal is 5 deep the fissure.

Common name: Strobilanthes japonicus, scientific name:Strobilanthes japonicus, aka:Green Mondo Grass, origin: South-East Asia, Habitat: from Gifu of Honshu to West Kyushu, Japan. Shady environments: mountains, living type: perennials, plant height: 30-50 cm, stalk: good rather than branches, phyllotaxis: opposite, flower color: light red purple flowering time: June - October, rose: funnel-shaped with Tip 5 crack, pedicel length: 1-2 cm, stamens number: 4, fruit type: capsule and ripens fruit and seed number: 4.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Acanthaceae
  • Genus
    Strobilanthes
  • Species
    S. japonicus
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeYears of grass
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 2.0 cm

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