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


 

The other species in the genus Pogonia:


Pogonia japonica / Tokisou
Pogonia minor / Yamatokisou










 

   

Pogonia minor / Yamatokisou ヤマトキソウ

 
Pogonia minor is a perennial orchid species, terrestrial, inhabiting a sunny grassland plain that erects 10- to 20cm in height. It's not easy to find one out. Shimane Red Data Book lists this as a VU.The stem bears a single 3-7cm long oval leaf in about halfway position and on the apex a 1.2cm in length flower upward. The light pink flower habitually not getting fully open, but it can open enough to observe inside once in a long while.
                     
 
                     

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