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

 

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Family:
 
Orchidaceae /
Ranka

 

Species in the genus Amitostigma:


Amitostigma gracilis / Hinaran

   

Amitostigma gracilis / Hinaran ヒナラン

 
Amitostigm gracilis, a small orchid species occurring on cliffy, damp rocks, are found in moss all around. A bit aslant, A. gracilis stands 5 to 15cm in height, with a single leaf at the base. Approximately ten 0.3mm across flowers appear on the stem tip and open facing the same direction in the summertime.  The Shimane Red Data Book lists this species as a VU. Bloom time: June-July.

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