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

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Impatiens noli-tangere / Kitsurifune キツリフネ

Bloom time: June-September

   
Family:
 
Balsaminacea /
Tsurifunesouka


 

Species in the genus Impatiens:


Impatiens noli-tangere / Kitsurifune
Impatiens textori / Tsurifunesou
Impatiens textori f. pallescens / Shirotsurifune

 

   

Impatiens noli-tangere / Kitsurifune キツリフネ

 

Impatiens noli-tangere, an annual height of 40-80cm, inhabit mountain streamsides or damp forests in hilly districts. Leaves with petioles are oblong, the tips dully pointed, 4-8cm long, and the margins have coarse serrations. Inflorescences droop from the leaf axils; they hang down 3-4cm-long light yellow flowers with slender peduncles. The stout part is one of the sepals, its basal part growing into a spur. There are three petals, but the lower two connate to become a lip. Bloom time: June-September.

                     
             
                     

AUTUMN #5

 

 

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