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Codonopsis lanceolata / Tsuruninjin ツルニンジン

Bloom time: August-October

Campanulaceae /


Species in the genus Codonopsis:

Codonopsis lanceolata / Tsuruninjin


Codonopsis lanceolata / Tsuruninjin ツルニンジン

Codonopsis lanceolata is a vine perennial found in the foot of mountains or open fields; leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis, 3-10cm in length, in the shape of a long oval, generally 3-4 gathering together at tips of lateral branches, with back surfaces tinging powdery white. Whitish-green flowers set themselves at lateral branches' tips and bloom, facing downward. Corollas with purple-brown dots are 2.5-3.5cm in diameter, wide bell-shaped, splitting in five on end and the lobes bending backward. Bloom time: August-October.




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