Viola grypoceras

Viola grypoceras

  • Viola grypoceras
  • Viola grypoceras
  • Viola grypoceras
  • Viola grypoceras
  • Viola grypoceras
  • Viola grypoceras
  • Flower name
    Viola grypoceras
  • Scientific name
    Viola grypoceras
  • AliasViola grypoceras, 立坪菫
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May

What is Viola grypoceras

Viola grypoceras or tachitsub-sumire (Scientific Name: Viola grypoceras,) is a cold-resistant perennial in the family Violaceae, native to Japan. It produces pretty flowers in early spring in fields and other places. Its Japanese name comes from the fact that the stem rises after the flower and from the word "tsubo", meaning garden. It is a short, medium-sized flower with a light blue-purple color. The petals are hairless. The leaves are green, heart-shaped and have serrated edges. The buds that form in summer are closed flowers that do not bloom, but are pollinated in the buds and bear fruit.

Common Name: Viola grypoceras, Scientific Name: Viola grypoceras, aka: Violet, tachitsub-sumire, Origin: Japan, Environment: Wilderness, Height: 5-30 cm, Flowering time: March-May, Flower color: Light blue Purple/white, flower diameter: 1-2 cm.


  • Eye
    Malpighiales
  • Family
    Violaceae
  • Genus
    Viola
  • Species
    V. grypoceras
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Violet
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typecold-resistant perennial grass
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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