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


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Diplomorpha sikokiana / Ganpi ガンピ

Bloom time: May-June

Thymelaeaceae /


Species in the genus Diplomorpha:

Diplomorpha ganpi / Koganpi
Diplomorpha sikokiana / Ganpi
Diplomorpha_trichotoma / Kiganpi


Diplomorpha sikokiana / Ganpi ガンピ


Diplomorpha sikokiana is a shrub growing to 1-2m in height, inhabiting sunny forests in hilly districts; barks are dark brown and glossy, with dense hairs. Leaves alternate in a distichous way. Blades are 1-4cm in width, in the shape of an ovate, with margins entire and dense adpressed silky hairs on upper and lower surfaces. Flowers, 7-20 in number, attach to branch tops; calyx tubes, about 8mm long, are cleft into 4, the outsides having dense adpressed hairs. Bloom time: May-June.





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