Talinum crassifolium

Talinum crassifolium

  • Talinum crassifolium
  • Talinum crassifolium
  • Talinum crassifolium
  • Talinum crassifolium
  • Talinum crassifolium
  • Talinum crassifolium
  • Flower name
    Talinum crassifolium
  • Scientific name
    Talinum crassifolium
  • Alias爆蘭, 三時草, Ceylon spinach, waterleaf, 人参菜, 棱轴土人参, Talinum crassifolium
  • Place of originSouth America
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October

What is Talinum crassifolium

Talinum crassifolium, waterleaf, Ceylon spinach, (scientific name: Talinum crassifolium) is native to South America and is a perennial plant belonging to the family Talinaceae. In summer, the conical inflorescence comes out from the tip of the stem and the buds like rice-sized red fruits can bloom sparsely. The flower is a pink five-pointed flower. Since it blooms around 3pm, it is also called Sansiso in the Japanese name. In addition, it blooms only for about 3 hours after flowering, and withers in the evening.

Common name: Hazellan, scientific name: Talinum crassifolium, aka: Sanjiso, Coral flower, Ceylon spinach, Catelon spinach, place of origin: South America, plant height: 30-100 cm, inflorescence: mutual growth, inflorescence diameter: conical inflorescence, flower color: peach, flower diameter: 0.3 cm, fruit shape: spherical.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Talinaceae
  • Genus
    Talinum
  • Species
    T. crassifolium
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Multi-petaled
  • Leaf type
    Spatula-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.7 cm

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