Chinese Name: Campanula -- Campanula americana
Common trumptcreeper flower
[source]: it is the flower of Campsis radicans (L.) seed.
[picking]: picking flowers in summer and autumn, drying in the sun or at low temperature.
[nature and taste]: it is mostly wrinkled or folded, with a length of 5-8cm. The calyx is 1-2cm long, the simple part is 5-6mm in diameter, dark brown, thick in texture, lobes about 1 / 3 long, triangular, without longitudinal veins. The Corolla is reddish brown outside, with brown dots (large glandular hairs) near the lobes; the inner surface is dark brown; the lobes are 1.7-2.5cm wide; the stamen is one, the ovary is superior, the ovary is 2-locular, the ovules are many, the stigma is 2-lobed, flat oblong, often retrovolved. The gas is slightly fragrant, the taste is slightly bitter and slightly sour.
[plant morphology]: perennial woody vines. Leaflets 7-11, ovate to ovate lanceolate, apex long pointed, base asymmetric, margin serrate, lower veins with villi. It is composed of three cymes forming terminal panicles; calyx campanulate, fleshy, 5-lobed, accounting for the upper 1 / 3, calyx teeth triangular; corolla bright red, funnel-shaped, about 4 cm in diameter, apex 5-lobed, stamens 4, 2-strong; ovary 2-locular. The capsule is as long as a pod. The seeds are numerous. The flowering period is July to October and the fruiting period is November.
[growing place]: it is cultivated in Shanghai and Nanjing.
[chemical constituents]: capsanthin and cyanidin-3-rutinoside.
[functional indications]: the same as Lingxiao.
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