Written by Maggie
Nov 17 2020
Edgeworthia chrysantha Lindl is a deciduous shrub with fragrant flower buds of the chrysantha family. Place of Origin: Produced in the south of the Yangtze River and Henan, Shaanxi and other places. Picking part: flower bud. In the late winter and early spring, the inflorescences are picked and dried. Functions and indications: calming nerves, improving eyesight, removing obstacles.
Edgeworthia chrysantha Lindl is a deciduous shrub, up to 2 meters high, the whole plant is silky pilose or long hirsute, denser when young. The branches are brownish-red, often 3-forked branches with lenticels. Single leaves alternate, usually clustered at the ends of branches, papery, elliptical oblong or elliptical-lanceolate, 8-16 cm long, 2-3.5 cm wide or slightly wider, base wedge-shaped, descending. Apex is sharp or sharp obtuse, entirely, sparsely hairy on the top, glabrous on the back, and pinkish green on the bottom, with bristles. The veins are dense and the veins are raised. The flowers are numerous, yellow, fragrant, with terminal headlike inflorescences, drooping. The total pedicel is thick, densely silky, the involucre is pilose. The pedicel is absent or very short: the calyx is cylindrical, and the outside is silky and soft Hairs, lobes 4, petaloid, ovate, spreading; no petals; stamens 8, two rounds, inserted on the upper part of the calyx tube, extremely short filaments, oblong anthers; ovary elliptic, sessile, only upper part softened Hair, 1 compartment, 1 ovule, slender style, linear cylindrical stigma, pilose. The drupe is ovoid, usually at the base of the perianth, leathery, hard and brittle. Flowering period is from March to April. The fruit period is about August.
(1) Ecological environment: edgeworthia chrysantha lindl is born in hillsides, valleys, forests and bushes.
(2) Resource distribution: edgeworthia chrysantha Lindl is distributed in Hebei, Shaanxi, Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Henan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan and other places.