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


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Calanthe sieboldii / Kiebine キエビネ

Bloom time: April-May

Family: Orchidaceae /


Species in the genus Calanthe:

Calanthe discolor / Ebine
Calanthe nipponica / Kinseiran
Calanthe reflexa / Natsuebine
Calanthe sieboldii / Kiebine
Calanthe tricarinata / Sarumen'ebine

Calanthe sieboldii / Kiebine キエビネ


Calanthe sieboldii is a terrestrial perennial orchid species found in moist deciduous tree forest floors in mountainous regions. Though it resembles C. discolor as a whole, the leaves are broader, the flowers (sepals and petals) are bright yellow, and the lip tips are not cut in two, unlike the comparative species. Bloom time: April-May.




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