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

 

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Dioscoreaceae / Yamanoimoka

 


 

Species in the genus Dioscorea:


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

   

Dioscorea tokoro / Onidokoro オニドコロ

 
Dioscorea tokoro is a climbing perennial found in fields and mountains. The rhizome is thickened, crawls sideways. The leaves, each having a 3-7cm-long peduncle, are alternate, 5-12cm in length, ranging from concentric to triangular-hart shape, the tip pointed. Flowers are white; bloom in July-August.
 
           
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #4


 


 

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