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

 

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Orchidaceae / Ranka

 


 

Species in the genus Gastrodia:


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

Gastrodia pubilabiata f. castanea / Bengarayatsushiroran
Gastrodia verrucosa / Akizakityatsushiroran
 


The photo on the left: Courtesy of N.K.

   

Gastrodia pubilabiata f. castanea / Bengarayatsushiroran ベンガラヤツシロラン

 

Gastrodia pubilabiata f. castanea (Japanese name:Bengarayatsushiroran) is described as a new form of  Gastrodia pubilabiata in 1979 (Fukunaga,H.,et al.). Taxonomic characteristics: With the original species, flowers are black-, or purple-brown, while in the new form, the flowers are red-brown. The other differences between the two can't be observed. Bloom time: September-October.

                     
         
                     

AUTUMN #4



 

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