- Flower nameVitex negundo
- Scientific nameVitex negundo
- Alias Chinese chaste tree, 台湾人参木, horseshoe vitex
- Place of originChina, Taiwan, Southeast Asia and Africa
- Place of floweringGarden, Overseas
- Flowering seasonJuly, August
What is Vitex negundo
Vitex negundo, Chinese chaste tree or horseshoe vitex (scientific name: Vitex negundo) is a cold-resistant deciduous shrub in the family Lamiaceae, native to China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia and Africa. In summer, the panicles are extended from the branches and leaves, and many light violet (or white) florets are attached. The flower is a lip shape peculiar to Lamiaceae, and the lower lip is split into three with a large fragment at the center. The flower has a faint fragrance and is considered a fragrance. The fruit is spherical and ripens black and is considered medicinal.
Generic name: Vitex negundo, scientific name: Vitex negundo, aka: Chinese chaste tree, origin: China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia and Africa, lifestyle: cold tolerance Deciduous shrub, plant height: 200-800 cm, leaf shape: 5-7 palm-shaped compound leaves, leaflet shape: needle-shaped, leaf edge: serrated, leaf order: opposite, leaf color: green, leaf color: Grayish white short hairs, flower color: light purple / white, inflorescence shape: panicles inflorescence, inflorescence height: 10-30 cm, flowering period: July-August, flower diameter: 1 cm, fruit type: drupe, fruit shape :spherical.