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


 Japanese Home

Gastrodia elata / Oninoyagara (Fruit) オニノヤガラ

Bloom time: June-July

Orchidaceae /



Species in the genus Gastrodia:

Gastrodia elata / Oninoyagara
Gastrodia elata f. pallen / Shirotenma
Gastrodia pubiabiata / Kuroyatsushiroran

Gastrodia pubilabiata f. castanea / Bengarayatsushiroran
Gastrodia verrucosa / Akizakityatsushiroran


Gastrodia elata / Oninoyagara (Fruit) オニノヤガラ

Gastrodia elata is a chlorophyll-lacking saprophytic orchid plant inhabiting wood floors, making big oblong tuberous roots of around 10cm in length, gradually becoming hollow as the terrestrial part grows up. Flower stalks, 0.6-1m in height, tinge yellow-red, wear some membranaceous ramenta. Flowers, many in number, are yellow-brown and bloom in a racemose manner in June-July.




inserted by FC2 system