Flossflower/ Ookakkouazami

Ageratum houstonianum/ Flossflower/ オオカッコウアザミ
Ageratum houstonianum/ Flossflower/ オオカッコウアザミ

学名/ Botanical name : Ageratum houstonianum

シノニム/ Synonym : Ageratum mexicanum, Ageratum wendlandii, Ageratum wendlandii, Cacalia mentrasto, Carelia houstoniana

English common name :  Flossflower

Alternative English name: bluemink, blueweed, pussy foot, Mexican paintbrush

日本名 和名: オオカッコウアザミ  大夏告薊

日本名別名: ムラサキカッコウアザミ(紫夏告薊)

原産地/ Original : Central America


This plant is a perennial, herbaceous plant or a dwarf, or shrub with blue flowerheads (sometimes white, pink, or purple). The flower heads are borne in dense corymbs. The ray flowers are threadlike and fluff-haired, leading to the common name. The narrow lanceolate bracts are pointed, denticulate only at the top and glandular hairy.

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ageratum_houstonianum



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