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


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Goodyera velutiana / Akebonoshusuran アケボノシュスラン

Bloom time: August-September

Family: Orchidaceae /


Species in the genus Goodyera:

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


Goodyera velutiana / Akebonoshusuran アケボノシュスラン

Goodyera velutiana is an evergreen perennial that inhabits forests in mountainous regions, the basal parts crawling on the ground and the upper portions extending diagonally upward to 5-10cm in height. The leaves are in an alternate arrangement with wavy margins of two to four centimeters in length. From shoot-apexes emerge some light red flowers facing one side. Bloom time: August-September.



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