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Lamium amplexicaule / Hotokenoza ホトケノザ

Bloom time: March-June

Lamiaceae /


Species in the genus Lamium:

Lamium album var. barbatum / Odorikosou
Lamium album var. barbatum(white) / Shirobanaodorikosou
Lamium ambiguus / Manekigusa
Lamium amplexicaule / Hotokenoza
Lamium hybridum  / Momijibahimeodorikosou
Lamium purpureum / Himeodorikosou
Lamium purpureum f. albiflorum / Shirobanahimeodorikosou


Lamium amplexicaule / Hotokenoza ホトケノザ

Lamium amplexicaule, a 10-30cm-in-height biennial found in fields or roadsides, with leaves of opposite phyllotaxis, 1-2cm long fan-shaped orbicular with obtuse serrations on margins. About 2cm long-long, red-purple ligulate flowers set themselves thickly on the stem's upper axils; among those flowers mingling many cleistogamous ones, smaller than the normals, that fruit staying the state of buds. The flowers are magenta, flecked with darker spots. Bloom time: March-June.




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