Chrysosplenium kiotense f.
xanthandrum, a perennial herb, occurs in streamsides or wetlands
in valleys in hilly districts. Flower stalks grow to approximately
10cm in height, with one or no pair of opposite, oblong leaves on
about halfway, and with bracts, about half part yellow, on tops.
Flowers are; calyx lobes tinge green and anthers yellow, and the
position of the anthers lower than tips of the calyx lobes. When
flowering is over, runners extend to set 2-3 pair leaves in adjacent
each other in a rosette way, and winter. Bloom time: April-May.