Pincushion flower/ Scabiosa

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Pincushion flower/ スカビオサ
Pincushion flower/ スカビオサ

学名/ Botanical name : Scabiosa anthemifolia

英名/ English name : Pincushion flower

日本名/ Japanese name: スカビオサ

日本名別名/ Alternative Japanese name: (セイヨウ)マツムシソウ

イタリア語名/Italian name: Scabiosa

原産地/ Original : Africa, Europe and Asia


The flowers are borne on inflorescences in the form of heads; each head contains many small florets, each floret cupped in a membranous, saucer-shaped bract. The calyx has five sepals in the form of awns almost as long as the petals.


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