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Common name

English: Large Evening-Primrose, Redsepal Evening-Primrose

German: Rotkelchige Nachtkerze

Mandarin: 黄花月见草 (huang hua yue jian cao)


Kingdom: Plantae (2669)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2583)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2176)

      Order: Myrtales (77)

        Family: Onagraceae (17)(family description)

          Genus: Oenothera (5)

            Epithet: glazioviana Micheli (1)

Synonyms: Oenothera erythrosepala (Borbás) Borbás, Oenothera fusiformis Munz & I.M. Johnst., Onagra erythrosepala Borbás, Onagra grandiflora (L'Hér.) Cockerell & Atkins

erythrosepala => red sepals

fusiformis => spindle-shaped

glazioviana => in honor of Auguste Francois Marie Glaziou (1828-1906), French landscape architect, botanist and plant collector in Brazil

grandiflora => with flowers larger than the normal


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Oenothera glazioviana at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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