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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SPRING

 
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Family:
 
Colchicaceae /
Inusafuranka


 

Species in the genus Disporum:


Disporum sessile / Houchakusou
Disporum smilacinum / Chigoyuri

 

   

Disporum sessile / Houchakusou ホウチャクソウ

 
Disporum sessile is a perennial herb found in forests in hilly districts. Stems branch at upper parts to grow to 30-60cm in height. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, 5-15cm long, 1.5-4cm wide, in the shape of long-oblong to broad-oblong, glossy, with tips pointed. Branch tips hang down one or two light green-white flowers. Perianths measure 2.5-3cm, gathering together in a tubular way, and open not fully; bases of the perianth lobes bulge and upper half darker green. Bloom time: April-May.
         
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #4

 

 

inserted by FC2 system