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 smilacinum / Chigoyuri チゴユリ

 
Disporum smilacinum is a perennial herb, 20-35cm in length, occurring in forests in fields and mountains, with stems rarely branch. Leaves are 4-7cm long, 2-3cm wide, oblong to long-oblong, with tips pointed. Flowers set themselves 1 or 2 on stem tips and bloom facing obliquely downward; perianth lobes, 6 in number, measure 1.2-1.6cm long, oblong, open in a broad-bell shape way. Stamens are 6 in number; anthers are half as long as filaments, ovaries half as long as styles. Drupes mature black. Bloom time: April-June.
           
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #4

 

 

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