Japan/temperate zon, Temparate herbaceous

Chinese indigo/ Ai

Chinese indigo / アイ
Chinese indigo / アイ

学名/ Botanical name : Persicaria tinctoria

シノニム/ Synonym : Polygonum tinctorium, Ampelygonum tinctorium, Persicaria tinctoria , Pogalis tinctoria 

英名/ English name :  Chinese indigo 

別名/ Alternative English name: Japanese indigo

日本名/ Japanese name: アイ

日本名別名/ Alternative Japanese name: タデアイ(蓼藍)、アイタデ(藍蓼)

タイ語名/ Thai name:

原産地/ Original : Eastern Europe and Asia


The leaves were a source of indigo dye since anciet time, many small red or white flowers bloom on top of stem as spike form.



Wikipedia English: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persicaria_tinctoria

Wikipedia 日本語:https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%82%A2%E3%82%A4_(%E6%A4%8D%E7%89%A9)

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