Veratrum stamineum

Veratrum stamineum

  • Veratrum stamineum
  • Veratrum stamineum
  • Veratrum stamineum
  • Veratrum stamineum
  • Veratrum stamineum
  • Veratrum stamineum
  • Veratrum stamineum
  • Veratrum stamineum
  • Flower name
    Veratrum stamineum
  • Scientific name
    Veratrum stamineum
  • Aliasハエドクソウ, ハエコロシ, Veratrum stamineum
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Veratrum stamineum

Hellebore (scientific name:Veratrum stamineum) is melanthium of Veratrum perennial high mountain plants endemic to Japan. The name "smaller than the Veratrum album (plum pure grass). Flower plum similar to the leaves are similar to Caylan (pure Orchid). Leaves are wide and oblong and palmately lobed leaves the mechanism, leaf color is pale yellow-green, sessile in parallel leaf venation, leaf margin is entire. Stretch the stalk from the thick stems of yellow light, summer, flower panicles, white plum-like the majority. Perianth flower piece number six in the perianth shaped piece has a long oval. Blooms in inflorescences of male and hermaphrodite flowers to bloom in the middle of. The number of stamens is six, anther color has black-purple. Flowers then fruit capsule and ripens fruit.It is dangerous to accidentally eat a toxic plant alkaloid with the whole plant.

Common name: Hellebore, scientific name:Veratrum stamineum, distribution: Hokkaido-Central Japan, environments: mountains-(sub) humid high mountain location The living type: perennial herb of alpine plants, plant height: 50-100 cm, petioles: nothing long oval-shaped pattern, veins: parallel-veined, leaf margin: entire and leaf: wide, phyllotaxis: alternate, leaf color: pale yellow-green and flowers: panicles, Spike: Central long spikes with bisexual flowers and male flowers with spikes on the side of the flower color: white, flower piece: 6, Perianth-type, long oval, flower diameter: 2 cm, flowering period: 6 months from August (every few years), stamens number: 6 books, anther colour: black purple, Berry type: capsule and ripens fruit, flower name comes from: toxic plants that resemble Caylan leaves similar to a plum flower "Veratrum" than with the alkaloids comments: endemic to Japan, all grass


  • Order
    Liliales
  • Family
    Melanthiaceae
  • Genus
    Veratrum
  • Species
    V. stamineum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typePerennial high mountain plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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