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Corchoropsis tomentosa (syn. C. crenata) / Karasunogoma カラスノゴマ

Bloom time: August-September

Malvaceae /


Species in the genus Corchoropsis:

Corchoropsis tomentosa / Karasunogoma


Corchoropsis tomentosa (syn. C. crenata) / Karasunogoma カラスノゴマ

Corchoropsis tomentosa, a 30-90cm-tall annual herb, occurs on roadsides, fields, or the like, with many stellate hairs on stems, leaves, sepals, capsules, etc. Leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis, in an oval shape, 2-7cm in length, 1.5-3.0cm in width. Flowers, yellow, 1.5-1.8cm in diameter, singly put themselves on peduncles borne at axils, five petals, and linearly lanceolate sepals that turn backward. Stamens are 10-15, among which there are five longer-than-the-stamens staminodes. Capsules are slender, 2.5-3.5cm in length. Bloom time: August-September.




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