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




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Family:  Orchidaceae /


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 tipuloides var. nipponica / Kobanotonbosou コバノトンボソウ

Platanthera tipuloides var. nipponica is a perennial orchid species inhabiting sunny wetlands, its stems measuring 20-40cm in height, with a single leaf. The leaves are broadly linear, each 3-7cm in length and the bases embrace the stems. Scaly leaves stick to the branches to be unnoticeable. The spike-like inflorescence is with some light yellow-green flowers on one side. Spurs, measuring 1.5--1.8cm in length, are leaping up backward. Bloom time: June-August.




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