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


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Paris tetraphylla / Tsukubanesou ツクバネソウ

Bloom time: May-August

Melanthiaceae /


Species in the genus Paris:

Paris tetraphylla / Tsukubanesou
Paris verticillata / Kurumabatsukubanesou

Paris tetraphylla / Tsukubanesou ツクバネソウ

Paris tetraphylla is a perennial herb inhabiting forests in mountainous regions. Stems are 15-40cm in height, with 4-10cm long four petiole-less leaves in whorls on the tops; stem tips emerge 3-10cm long peduncles and set green flowers facing upward; outer perianth segments, 4 in number, are in a lanceolate shape, 1-2cm in length and inner perianths exist not. Stamens are 8 in number. With pistils, stigmas cleft themselves in four. Bloom time: May-August.




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