Tofieldia japonica

Tofieldia japonica

  • Tofieldia japonica
  • Tofieldia japonica
  • Flower name
    Tofieldia japonica
  • Scientific name
    Tofieldia 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.


  • Eye
    Alismatales
  • Family
    Tofieldiaceae
  • Genus
    Tofieldia
  • Species
    T. japonica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typePerennial grasses
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.8 cm

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