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


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Nanocnide japonica / Katensou カテンソウ

Bloom time: April-May

Urticaceae /


Species in the genus Nanocnide:

Nanocnide japonica / Katensou


Nanocnide japonica / Katensou カテンソウ

Nanocnide japonica, a perennial herb 10-30cm in height, grows in colonies in fields and mountains under the shade of a tree. Leaves are in an alternate arrangement, 1-3cm in length and width, in a rhomb-like ovate shape, with deep serrations on margins. The species is monoecious: male inflorescences set themselves in axils on upper parts, with long peduncles, while females lack peduncles and are conspicuous not. Bloom time: April-May.




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