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Meehania urticifolia / Rashoumonkazura ラショウモンカズラ

Bloom time: April-May

Lamiaceae /


Species in the genus Meehania:

Meehania urticifolia / Rashoumonkazura


Meehania urticifolia / Rashoumonkazura ラショウモンカズラ

Meehania urticifolia is a perennial herb occurring in bright forests, its flower stalks erecting themselves, growing to 20-30cm in height, with sparse long hairs, and extending long runners after flowers. Leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis, blades are 2-5cm in length, with 2-3cm long petioles, in the shape of a heart-like orbicular-ovate, with obtuse serrations. Corollas are purple, 4-5cm in length; lower central lobes are significantly large, bending backward, with dark purple dots and long divaricate hairs at the tips. Calyxes are tubular, with 15 veins. Bloom time: April-May.




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