Trigonotis brevipes

Trigonotis brevipes

  • Trigonotis brevipes
  • Trigonotis brevipes
  • Flower name
    Trigonotis brevipes
  • Scientific name
    Trigonotis brevipes
  • AliasSpinach
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Trigonotis brevipes

Trigonotis brevipes or MIzu-tabirako(scientific name: Trigonotis peduncularis) is a perennial herb in the family Amaranthaceae, genusTrigonotis, endemic to Japan. It grows wild in mountainous wetlands from Honshu to Kyushu. It produces flower stalks and multiple inflorescences with many small flowers in late spring and early summer. It is similar to : Trigonotis peduncularis.

Common name: Trigonotis brevipes, Scientific name: Trigonotis brevipes, Life style: Perennial, Plant height: 10-40 cm, Leaf shape: Oval, Leaf color: Green, Leaf Inflorescence: Alternate,Flower Inflorescence shape: Scorpion-shaped, Flower color: White or pale blue-purple, Corolla shape: Wheel-shaped, 5-petaled Corolla shape: wheel-shaped with 5 lobes; flower diameter: 0.3 cm; flowering season: May-June.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    T.s brevipes
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scorpion inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeperennial herb
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.3 cm

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