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Hypericum ascyron / Tomoesou トモエドウ

Bloom time: July-August

Hypericaceae /


Species in the genus Hypericum:

Hypericum asahinae / Daisen'otogiri
Hypericum ascyron / Tomoesou
Hypericum erectum / Otogirisou
Hypericum japonica / Himeotogiri
Hypericum laxum / Kokeotogiri
Hypericum oliganthum / Azeotogiri
Hypericum pseudopetiolatum / Sawaotogiri


Hypericum ascyron / Tomoesou トモエドウ

With approximately 1m tall 4-ridged stems, Hypericum ascyron, a perennial herb, grows in damp grasslands or swamp fringes in mountainous regions. Leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis, in the lanceolate shape, 4-10cm in length, and the basal portions embrace the stems to some extent. Pale glands exist on the leaf surfaces, but no dark ones do. The stems branch on the tops and set yellow one-day flowers on the branch tips. The flower is 5-petaled, each 4-6cm in length; sepals are 6 in number, each different in size, having many pale glands between veins. Bloom time: July-August.




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