Viola diffusa

Viola diffusa

  • Viola diffusa
  • Viola diffusa
  • Viola diffusa
  • Viola diffusa
  • Flower name
    Viola diffusa
  • Scientific name
    Viola diffusa
  • AliasViola diffusa, 筑紫菫
  • Place of originTaiwan, China and Southeast Asia
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonFebruary, March, April

What is Viola diffusa

Viola diffusa (scientific name: Viola diffusa) is an annual or perennial plant of the genus Violet in the family Violetaceae, native to Taiwan, China and Southeast Asia. In Japan, it grows wild near human settlements such as moist roadsides and banks in southern Kyushu and Okinawa. The flowers and leaves are very small. The leaves of the violet are usually heart-shaped with a concave base, but these violets are spoon shaped with a flat opening. It produces light purple flowers in spring. The petals are extremely small and have distinct purple streaks. It reproduces by ground creeping branches (runners). In China, it is used to treat swollen eyes, body boils, and burns.

Common name: Viola diffusa, scientific name: Viola diffusa, Origin: Taiwan, China - Southeast Asia, Type of life: annual or perennial, Plant length: 3 - 10 cm, Leaf shape: spoon shaped, leaf margin: serrate, flower diameter: 0.7 cm, Flower diameter: 0.7 cm, Flowering season: February-April, Flower color: Pale purple, Fruit type: capsule; uses: ornamental, herbal medicine.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    V. diffusa
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeannual or perennial plant
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height3.0 ~ 10.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.6 ~ 0.8 cm

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