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

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Bletilla striata / Shiran シラン

Bloom time: April-May

   
Family: Orchidaceae /
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Species in the genus Bletilla:


Bletilla striata  / Shiran
   

Bletilla striata / Shiran シラン

 
Bletilla striata is a perennial orchid species growing on sunny, moist slopes, its pseudobulbs being oblate-spheroid shaped and arranged sideways. Stems measure 30-70cm in height, and the leaves are lanceolate, 20-30cm long. Some red-purple purple blooms are in April-May. Sepals and petals measure 3cm in length. The lip is oval, having lots of lamellas. Bloom time: April-May.
               
                     
                     
                     

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