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

 

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Family:
 
Orchidaceae / Ranka
 

Species in the genus Platanthera:


Platanthera hologlottis / Mizuchidori
Platanthera mandarinorum / Hashinagayamasagisou
Platanthera mandarinorum var. brachycentron / Yamasagisou
Platanthera mandarinorum var. neglecta / Maisagisou
Platanthera minor / Oobanotonbosou
Platanthera sachalinensis / Ooyamasagisou
Platanthera tipuloides var. nipponica / Kobanotonbosou
   

Platanthera minor / Oobanotonbosou オオバノトンボソウ

 
Platanthera sachalinensis is a perennial orchid plant found in forests in hills or shallow mountains, the roots being thick in a fusiform way. Stems grow up to 30-60cm in height, with some prominent vertical ridges on them. Leaves; 2 or 3 on the lower portion of the stems are large and gradually decrease upwards. The large ones, oblong, measure 7-12cm in length and 2.5cm in width. Flowers are yellowish-green; the dorsal sepals and the side petals overlap, the spurs measuring 1.2-1.5 - longer than the ovaries.
         
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #9

 

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