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


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Galium kinuta / Kinutasou キヌタソウ

Bloom time: July-September

Rubiaceae /


Species in the genus Galium:

Galium japonicum / Kurumamugura
Galium kamtschaticum var. acutifolium / Oobanoyotsubamugura
Galium kikumugura / Kikumugura
Galium kinuta / Kinutasou
Galium odorata / Kurumabasou
Galium spurium var. echinospermon / Yaemugura
Galium trachyspermum / Yotsubamugura
Galium trifloriforme / Okukurumamugura
Galium trifidum ssp. colombianum / Hosobanoyotsubamugura
Galium verum ssp. asiaticum / Kibanakawaramatsuba
Galium verum ssp. asiaticum f. lacteum / Kawaramatsuba


Galium kinuta / Kinutasou キヌタソウ


Galium kinuta is a perennial herb inhabiting forest edges in mountainous regions. Stems are square with generally no hairs, erect to 30-60cm in height, and rarely branch. Leaves with no petioles are in whorls of four, in the shape of an oval-lanceolate or lanceolate, 2-8cm in length, 8-25mm in width, with slender and pointed tips, and three prominent veins on surfaces. The texture feels hard. Stem tips bear cymes and sparsely set many white flowers in them. Corollas measures approximately 2.5cm in diameter, tips being cleft in four. Stamens are four in number. Bloom time: July-September.





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