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


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Dopatrium junceum / Abunome アブノメ

Bloom time: August-October

Plantaginaceae /


Species in the genus Dopatrium:

Dopatrium junceum / Abunome


Dopatrium junceum / Abunome アブノメ

Dopatrium junceum, an annual herb of 5-20cm in height, grows in wetlands like paddies. Leaves with no petioles are of opposite phyllotaxis, 1-2.5cm long, 3-5mm wide, narrowly long oblong or lanceolate, with lips obtuse, and no serrations on margins. The leaves are smaller as to go upper. Axils set light purple, 4-5mm-long ligulate flowers, and upper lips are cleft in two and lower in three. The upper lips have two stamens, and the lower lips have two staminodes. Calyxes cut themselves in five. Capsules are 2.5-3mm in diameter and spherical. Lower part axils generally generate cleistogamous flowers. Bloom time: August-October.




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