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

 

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 Asparagaceae /
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Species in the genus Polygonatum:


Polygonatum falcatum / Narukoyuri
Polygonatum inflatum / Midoriyouraku
Polygonatum lasianthum / Miyamanarukoyuri
Polygonatum macranthum / Oonarukoyuri
Polygonatum odoratum var. plurifolium / Amadokoro

 
   

Polygonatum falcatum / Narukoyuri ナルコユリ

 
Polygonatum falcatum is a 50-80cm perennial herb growing in forests, fields, and mountains. Stems are round without ridges, internodes relatively short, and upper part curve in a bow way. Leaves are narrow and long, 8-15cm long, 1-2.5cm wide, in the shape of a lanceolate to narrow-lanceolate, with some granular processes on the backside's veins. Many young leaves contain white vertical lines in the center, and 1-5 green-white tubular flowers droop from axils. The flowers measure about 2cm long, with tip-parts dark green. Sap fruit, 0.7-1cm across, matures in black-purple.
       
                     
                     
                     

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