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

 

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Family:
 
Thymelaeaceae /
Jinchougeka


 

Species in the genus Diplomorpha:


Diplomorpha ganpi / Koganpi
Diplomorpha sikokiana / Ganpi
Diplomorpha_trichotoma / Kiganpi

 

   

Diplomorpha ganpi / Koganpi コガンピ

 
Diplomorpha ganpi, a small tree or shrub of fewer than 1m in height, grows in grasslands in fields and mountains, with thick adpressed hairs on branches; all the components die, leaving the bases each year. In alternate phyllotaxis, leaves put themselves in a spiral way, blades measure 2-4cm long, 1-2cm wide, in the shape of an oblong, with margins entire and significantly short petioles. Stem tips bear many white to light red flowers; calyx tubes are 7-1mm long, with tips cleft in four and the adpressed hairs on the outsides. Bloom time July-October.
                     
         
                     

SUMMER #4

 

 

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