Adonis amurensis

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Adonis amurensis
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Adonis
Species: A. amurensis
Binomial name
Adonis amurensis
Regel & Radde

Adonis amurensis, commonly known as Amur adonis[1] and pheasant's eye, is a perennial plant with a golden yellow flower belonging to the Ranunculales order, and native to China(Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning), Japan(Hokkaido), Korea, and Russian Far East(Primorye, Amur, Sakhalin). The Japanese name Fukujusō means fortune-longevity-plant.[2]


  1. ^ English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 343. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2016 – via Korea Forest Service. 
  2. ^ De Garis We Japanese Page 561 1136183671 - 2013 "FUKUJUSO OR ADONIS AMURENSIS Fukujuso (福寿草) means, as the characters stand, “fortune-longevity-plant”, and moreover it is suggestive of gold with its yellow flowers. It is a symbol of wealth in Japan, and therefore it is much used at the time \ of New Year. Many Japanese families will have potted Fukujuso-flowers in the alcove in the New Year because of their suggestion of gold. .