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Ophiorrhiza japonica / Satsumainamori サツマイナモリ

Bloom time: December-May

Rubiaceae /


Species in the genus Ophiorrhiza:

Ophiorrhiza japonica / Satsumainamori


Ophiorrhiza japonica / Satsumainamori サツマイナモリ


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





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