Tricyrtis formosana

Tricyrtis formosana

  • Tricyrtis formosana
  • Tricyrtis formosana
  • Flower name
    Tricyrtis formosana
  • Scientific name
    Tricyrtis formosana
  • Alias台湾杜鵑草, ホトトギス, Tricyrtis formosana
  • Place of originTaiwan
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Wetlands, Low mountains
  • Flowering seasonSeptember, October

What is Tricyrtis formosana

Tricyrtis formosana (scientific name: Tricyrtis formosana), is a perennial herb native to Taiwan, belonging to the Euphorbiaceae family. The flower petals are trumpet-shaped and swell to two at the base. This is an autumn-flowering species. The genus name Tricyrtis is a combination of the Greek words tri- (3) and kyrtos (cave), while the species name formosana means "of Taiwan.

Common name: Tricyrtis formosana, scientific name: Tricyrtis formosana, native to Taiwan, habitat distribution: Iriomote Island, Okinawa, Japan, Height: 25-80 cm, Phyllotaxis: alternate
habitat: along valleys in mountainous areas, life form: perennial herb, leaf color: green, leaf shape: broadly oval, stem-hugging, leafiness: hairless, flowering site: leaf axils at stem apex or top, flower diameter: 2 cm, flower length: 2 cm, flower color: white to light purple with reddish-purple spots inside; corolla shape: trumpet-shaped and upturned; number of petals: 6; flowering season: September to October, Fruit type: capsule; fruit shape: lanceolate; remarks: Tricyrtis is a 3-tuberculate, insect-mediated flower.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    T. formosana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typecold-resistant perennial herb
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height30.0 ~ 80.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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