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




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Species in the genus Goodyera:

Goodyera macrantha / Benishusuran
Goodyera schlechtendaliana / Miyamauzura
Goodyera velutiana / Akebonoshusuran
Goodyera velutiana f. albiflora / Shirobanaakebonoshusuran


Goodyera macrantha / Benishusuran ベニシュスラン

Goodyera macrantha is a perennial orchid species inhabiting evergreen forests, the stems scrawling sideways, and their upper portions grow diagonally upwards to 4-10cm in height. Leaves, some in number, are alternate phyllotaxis, each approximately 3cm in length, their surface velvety, and some white spots exist along veins. Shoot apex generally sets two flowers of roughly 3cm in size, the color red-tinged white. The flowers are semi-open, the lips somewhat short, and the tips circularly curl down. Bloom time: Jul.-Aug.




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