Xyphidium caeruleum

Xiphidium caeruleum

  • Xyphidium caeruleum
  • Xyphidium caeruleum
  • Xyphidium caeruleum
  • Xyphidium caeruleum
  • Xyphidium caeruleum
  • Xyphidium caeruleum
  • Flower name
    Xyphidium caeruleum
  • Scientific name
    Xiphidium caeruleum
  • AliasXiphidium caeruleum
  • Place of origintropical America
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

What is Xyphidium caeruleum

Xyphidium caeruleum (scientific name: Xiphidium caeruleumb) is native to tropical America, and is a perennial plant in the family Haemodoraceae. In the place of origin, it grows naturally on the lowland forest edge. The flower stem is taken out from between the leaves, the cone inflorescence is extended from the axilla of the stem tip, and a white floret blooms.
The genus name "Xiphidium" means the Latin word "xiphoide" and the species means "coeruleum" (blue).

Common name: Xiphidium caeruleum, Scientific name: Xiphidium caeruleum, Plant height: 30 to 100 cm, Leaf shape: Needle-like, Pedicle: Shiny cortex, Inflorescence: Conical, Flower color: White, Flower diameter: 1 cm, flower cover: 6, flowering period: anniversary, fruit type: effect.


  • Order
    Commelinales
  • Family
    Haemodoraceae
  • Genus
    Xiphidium
  • Species
    X. caeruleum
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    sword-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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