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


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Aristolochiaceae / Umanosuzukusaka

Species in the genus Asarum:

Asarum asperum / Miyakoaoi
Asarum caurescens / Futabaaoi
Asarum_caulescens_f. / Shirobanafutabaaoi
Asarum dimidiatum / Kurofunesaishin
Asarum fauriei var. takaoi / Himekan'aoi
Asarum maruyamae / Izumosaishin


Asarum maruyamae / Izumosaishin イズモサイシン

Asarum maruyamae is an evergreen perennial herb inhabiting damp clean water riverside slopes in the mountains, the stems being so short as to put the tops on the ground. In the ovate shape, leaves measure 6-10cm long, 5-8cm wide, the tips pointed, the bases are heart-shaped, and the pedicles measure around 10cm long. Flowers, light red-purple to dark purple, come out one each from axils; the calyx tubes are urceolate, measuring 10-15mm across, 8-9mm long, their throats 5-5cm long. Flower time: March-May




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