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




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Orobanchaceae /


Species in the genus Melanmpyrum:

Melampyrum laxum var. laxum / Shikokumamakona
Melampyrum laxum var. nikkoense / Miyamamamakona
Melampyrum roseum v. japonicum / Mamakona
Melampyrum roseum var. roseum / Tsushimamamakona
Melampyrum setaceum / Hosobamamakona


Melampyrum laxum var. nikkoense / Miyamamamakona ミヤマママコナ

Melampyrum laxum var. nikkoense, a hemiparasitic annual plant, occurs on deep mountain edges or grasslands, the stem growing to 20-50cm in height. Leaves are narrow ovate or long oblong-like lanceolate, 2.5-6cm long, 0.6-2cm wide, with 5-10mm long petioles. Every axil on the upper parts sets single flowers or 4-5cm long inflorescences on the stem tips put the flowers; corollas are red-purple with yellow spots faux on both sides. Bracts have no serrations. Bloom time: August-September.




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