Miyama kuwagata

Veronica schmidtianum var. senanense

  • Miyama kuwagata
  • Miyama kuwagata
  • Flower name
    Miyama kuwagata
  • Scientific name
    Veronica schmidtianum var. senanense
  • Alias深山鍬形, Veronica schmidtianum, gypsyweed
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Sub-alpine
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Miyama kuwagata

Miyama kuwagata ( scientific name: Pseudolysimachion schmidtianum var. senanense) is an alpine perennial inf the family Plantaginaceae, endemic to Japan. Its summer flowers are similar to those of the Daisen kuwagata, but the calyx lobes of the Daisen kuwagata are not pointed. Small blue-purple flowers are attached to the inflorescence from the flower stalk. A single long pistil with a four-deeply lobed corolla and two male stamens protruding from each side. The flowers bloom from the bottom to the top.

Common name: Miyama kuwagata, Scientific Name:Pseudolysimachion schmidtianum var. senanense, Place of origin. Indigenous to Japan, Living Environment: Sand and gravel in the alpine zone north of central Japan, Grass height: 15 cm, Rhizomatous leaves, Leaf margin: Pinnately serrated, Leaf Inflorescence: opposite, Leaf length: 2-4 cm, Leaf shape: oblong with a pointed tip, Leaflets: hairless, Flower color: dark purple streaks on a blue-violet background, Corolla: lip-shaped with four lobes up and down, Flowering style: lateral, Flowering season: June to August Moon, diameter: 1 cm, fruit type: capsule.


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Plantaginaceae
  • Genus
    Pseudolysimachion
  • Species
    P. schmidtianum
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Heavy Serration
  • Life typealpine perennial plant
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 15.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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