- Flower nameTofieldia japonica
- Scientific nameTofieldia japonica
- Aliasムシトリゼキショウ, 岩菖蒲, Iwashoubu, Mushitorizekishou, 虫取石菖
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringWetlands, Sub-alpine
- Flowering seasonJuly, August, September
What is Tofieldia japonica
Tofieldia japonica is a perennial grass of the Tofieldiaceae department Tofieldia genus growing on the damp ground in a Japanese endemic species.
It makes a lot of six small white valves flowers bloom in the raceme extended from a flower stalk to autumn from summer. It is said that it is a laborer to prevent that an insect crawling on the place of ants carries away honey and pollen that a stem does an adhesive thing.
A generic name: Tofieldia japonica, scientific name: Tofieldia japonica, the place of origin: Japan, habitation distribution: The Sea of Japan side of Honshu, environment: A damp plain, an ecotype: Perennial plant (perennial plant), height of a rice plant: 30-40cm, an underground stem: A short rhizome: Make a ramification;, in bias, is the flower stalk head: 20-70cm, a flower stalk: The single cotyledon, leaf shape that there are a large number of gland-formed projections and is sticky: A sword-formed linear root green leaf, a leaf relationship: All relationships, radical growths blade head: 10-40cm, inflorescence form: Raceme, the raceme head: 3-10cm, a color of a flower: Tepal diameter tinged with a reddish tinge after white, a flower: 0.5-0.8cm, tepal form: A long oval, bract form: Ovoid, anthesis: For from July to September, it is a person with one of a flower: The number of the tepal touching three flowers in the bract underarm (one section): Six pieces, the number of the stamens: 6, the number of the pistils: 1, a style: 3, a fruit form: capsule, fruit form: An egg-formed oval, a fruit color: Red, special mention: A Japanese endemic species, a use: It is for admiration.