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 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, having dense hairs on them. Leaves are alternate in a distichous way. Each blade is 1-4cm in width, in the shape of an ovate, the margin entire, and both upperside and backside of the leaf have dense adpressed silky hairs. Flowers, 7-20 in number, attach on branch tops; calyx tubes, about 8mm long, are cleft into 4, the outsides having dense adpressed hairs. Bloom time: May-June.
       
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #4

 

 

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