Tricyrtis macrantha

Tricyrtis macrantha

  • Tricyrtis macrantha
  • Tricyrtis macrantha
  • Tricyrtis macrantha
  • Tricyrtis macrantha
  • Flower name
    Tricyrtis macrantha
  • Scientific name
    Tricyrtis macrantha
  • Aliasトサジョウロウホトトギス, jourrowhototoggis, 上臈杜鵑草
  • Place of originKochi Prefecture
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Garden
  • Flowering seasonSeptember, October
  • Language of flowersI want to hear your voice

What is Tricyrtis macrantha

Tricyrtis macrantha, Jourow hototogisu or Tosa jourow hototogisu (Scientific name: Tricyrtis macrantha) is an endemic species of Kochi prefecture, and is a cold-resistant perennial of the family Liliaceae. It grows naturally in Shikoku to Kyushu. One or two bell - shaped flowers are bloomed in the axil. Flower color has yellow on the outside and many reddish purple spots on the inside. It buds upward, however it gradually tilts downwards and blooms. Female flowers and male flowers do not protrude from the cylinder. The flower language is "I want to hear your voice."
In a similar flower, there are flowers blooming from August to October and distributed in the Kii Peninsula (Kii Jourow hototogisu, scientific name: Tricyrtis macranthopsis). T. macranthopsis has shiny leaves and is distinguished from leaves.

Common name: Tricyrtis macrantha, scientific name:Tricyrtis macrantha, Place of Origin: Kochi Prefecture, Environment: steep cliff, plant height: 50 to 100 cm, leaves: alternate, leaf shape: elliptical, vein vein: longitudinal direction, surface: hairy, both sexes same flower, flower shape: bell type, flower length: 4 to 5 cm , Flower color (flowered color): yellow (table), reddish purple spot (reverse), flowering period: September to October, fruit type: fruit, remarks: Endangered species II (VU).


  • Order
    Liliales
  • Family
    Liliaceae
  • Genus
    Tricyrtis
  • Species
    T. macrantha
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecold-resistant perennial grass
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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