Radix liriopsis Proliferae
[alias] Ophiopogon japonicus and Ophiopogon japonicus.
[source] it is the tuberous root of Liriopes picata (Thunb.) Lour? Var. prolifera Y.T.Ma.
[plant morphology] perennial herb, sometimes clustered; roots slightly thick, near the end often expanded into rectangular round, spindle shaped small roots; rhizome short, with underground stem. Leaves basal, gramineous, 20-45 cm long, 4-6 mm wide; apex acute or obtuse, with 5 veins, margin serrate. Scape usually longer than or nearly equal to leaf, 20-50cm long; raceme 6-10cm long, with many flowers, 2-5 flowers clustered in bract axil; raceme grows leaf clusters or seedlings in bract axil after anthesis; bract is small, lanceolate; pedicel is about 4mm long; perianth is oblong lanceolate, purple; filament is about 2mm long; anther is about 2mm long; ovary is nearly spherical, style is about 2mm long; stigma is about 2mm long It's not obvious. Seeds subglobose. The flowering period is from May to July and the fruiting period is from August to October.
It is mainly produced in Hubei Province.
[harvest] the same as Ophiopogon japonicus.
[character] the root is spindle shaped, 1.2-4cm long and 4-7mm in diameter. The surface is yellow white, translucent, with fine longitudinal lines. It is hard and brittle, easy to absorb moisture and soften, yellow in cross section, horny, thin in middle column, not obvious. It's airy, sweet and sticky.
[chemical constituents] saponins of Ophiopogon japonicus, including Ruscogenin and diosgenin, sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, copper, cobalt, chromium, titanium, manganese, lead, nickel, strontium, vanadium and zinc, beta sitosterol, etc.
It is the same as Ophiopogon japonicus.
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Release Time:2022-01-27 03:03:59
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