Fishwort/ Dokudami

fishwort/ ドクダミ

学名/ Botanical name : Houttuynia cordata

英名/ English name : Fishwort

別名/ Alternative English name: lizard tail, chameleon plant, heartleaf, bishop’s weed

日本名/ Japanese name: ドクダミ 蕺草、蕺

日本名別名/ Alternative Japanese name: ドクダメ(毒溜め)、ジュウヤク(十薬または重薬)、ギョセイソウ(魚腥草)、ジゴクソバ(地獄蕎麦)、ウマゼリ

 タイ語名/ Thai name: คาวทอง Khāw thxng

イタリア語名/Italian name: Pianta Camaleonte

原産地/ Original : Japan, Korea, southern China, Southeast Asia


It grows in moist, shady locations. Its flowers are greenish-yellow and borne on a terminal spike 2–3 cm long with four to six large white basal bracts. It normally blooms in the summer. It is usually single petals but occasionally seen double flowers.



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