Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその周辺の野生植物


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Ajuga makinoi / Tachikiransou タチキランソウ

Bloom time: April-June

 Lamiaceae /


The other species in the genus Ajuga:

Ajuga ciliata var.villosior / Kaijindou
Ajuga decumbens / Kiransou
Ajuga decumbens f. purprina / Momoirokiransou
Ajuga japonicum / Ougikazura
Ajuga makinoi / Tachikiransou
Ajuga nipponensis / Juunihitoe
Ajuga x mixta / Juunikiransou
Ajuga yezoensis / Nishikigoromo
Ajuga yezoensis f. albiflora / Shirobananishikigoromo

Ajuga makinoi / Tachikiransou タチキランソウ

Ajuga makinoi is a perennial herb growing under trees; the whole is significantly haired. In flowering time stems arise to 5-20cm in height and fall on the ground to root when flowering is over. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, in the shape of an oblanceolate with the tips obtuse and the margins undulated. Flowers come at leaf axils; the corollas are blue-purple to dark purple, approximately 1cm in size, and the lower lips are cleft in three. Bloom time: April-June.





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