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


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Hosta capitata / Kanzashigiboushi カンザシギボウシ

Bloom time: June-July

Asparagaceae /



Species in the genus Hosta:

Hosta capitata / Kanzashigiboushi
Hosta longissima / Mizugiboushi
Hosta sieboldiana / Oobagiboushi
Hosta sieboldii var. sieboldii f._spathulata  / Kobaogiboushi

Hosta capitata / Kanzashigiboushi カンザシギボウシ

Hosta capitata is a perennial herb with a height of 40-60cm in damp limestone areas. Leaves are in a rosette way, 7-16cm long, in the shape of a broad oval, and not glossy, with swellings on the back surfaces and purple dots at the bases of petioles. Flower stalks erect, with striates, and the flowers set themselves in racemes, with bracts at the bases. Corollas are bell-shaped, purple-light purple, with six 4-5cm long perianth segments. The flowers open in the morning and wither in the evening. Bloom time: June-July.



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