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

 

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Family:
 
Urticaceae /
Irakusaka


 

Species in the genus Nanocnide:


Nanocnide japonica / Katensou

   

Nanocnide japonica / Katensou カテンソウ

 
Nanocnide japonica, a perennial herb of 10-30cm in height, grows in colonies under shades of a tree in fields and mountains. Leaves are in an alternate arrangement, 1-3cm both in length and width, in a rhombs-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 in females, they lack peduncles and are conspicuous not. Bloom time: April-May.
                     

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