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

 

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Family:
 
Dichocoreaceae /
Yamanoimoka


 

Species in the genus Dioscorea:


Dioscorea bulbifera / Nigakashuu
Dioscorea japonica / Yamanoimo
Dioscorea quinqueloba / Kaededokoro
Dioscorea tokoro / Onidokoro
 

   

Dioscorea quinqueloba / Kaededokoro カエデドコロ

 
Dioscorea quinqueloba is a climbing perennial inhabiting low land forest edges or in the forest, the vines branching prominently at the top. The underground stems shallowly crawl beneath the ground surface. Leaves, 6-12cm in length, are alternate, of three clefts or 'palmately' five to nine clefts. Flowers come in July-August.
 
   
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #4

 

 

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