|Mitella furusei var.
subramosa is a perennial herb inhabiting damp locations along
valleys; radical leaves, with petiole, are 4-8cm in length, in the
shape of a broad ovate with cordate bases. Scapes measure 15-50cm in
height, with many flowers; petals are pinnately cut in three to
five, and calyx lobes are erect. The fruit resembles a street
vendor's fruit called charamela in Portuguese, from which the
Japanese name Charumerusou comes. Bloom time: April-May.