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


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Chloranthus japonicus / Hitorishizuka ヒトリシズカ

Bloom time: April-May

Chloranthaceae /


The other species in the genus Chloranthus:

Chloranthus fortunei / Kibihitorishizuka
Chloranthus japonicus / Hitorishizuka
Chloranthus serratus / Futarishizuka


Chloranthus japonicus / Hitorishizuka ヒトリシズカ

Chloranthus japonicus is a perennial herb inhabiting forests in mountainous regions, growing in crowds with stems 20-30cm in height. Branches have some purple nodes on them. Leaves, 4 in number, on stem tops are two pairs of opposite phyllotaxis, looking as if in a whorl of four. Before they open, racemes singly appear from stem tips. Flowers lack perianths; a stamen trifucates, and anthers attach at the bases of the other two filaments. Connectivums are white-thread-like. Bloom time: April-May.




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