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

 

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Family:
 
Lamiaceae /
Shisoka


 

Species in the genus Keiskea:


Keiskea japonica / Shimobashira

   

Keiskea japonica / Shimobashira シモバシラ

 
Keiskea japonica is a perennial found in the shade of a tree in mountainous regions, the stems, with 4-ridges, growing to 40-90cm in height, branch on upper portions. Leaves, with 5-30mm-long, 3-5.5cm-wide petioles, are in the shape of a long-oblong, and there exist fine hairs on the veins on the surfaces; the leaf margins are serrated. Spikes, 5-12cm in length, emerge from leaf axils and bloom labiate flowers facing one side. The corollas, white, are approximately 7mm in size. Bloom time: September-October.
 
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #6

 

 

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