Ophiorrhiza japonica is
a perennial herb, 10-25cm in height, inhabiting forests in
mountainous regions. Leave are oval-shaped or in the shape of a
long-oblong-like lanceolate, 2-5cm in length, with sharp-pointed
tips, and bases become narrower to grow into fine pedicles. Stem
tips create drepanium inflorescences, setting some white flowers
with as short as 1mm long pedicels. Corollas are funnel-shaped, tips
cleft in five, measuring 1-5cm in length. Bloom time: December-May.