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




  Japanese Home 

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, 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.




inserted by FC2 system