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


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Epipogium roseum / Tashiroran タシロラン

Bloom time: June-July

Orchidaceae / Ranka   Species in the genus Epipogium:

Epipogium roseum / Tashiroran

Epipogium roseum / Tashiroran タシロラン

Epipogium roseum is a saprophytic orchid species occurring on evergreen forest floors; the whole is yellowish-white, lacking chlorophyll pigments. Stems, erect 20-50cm in height, with some small-scale leaves on them, and the upper parts set many downward white flowers in a racemose manner. Flowers: either sepals and side petals are 8mm in length, lips; are the same in size, broadly ovated, and have several pale red-purple dots. Bloom time: June-July.



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