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


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Polygonatum inflatum / Midoriyouraku ミドリヨウラク

Bloom time: May-July

Asparagaceae /


The other species in the genus Polygonatum:

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


Polygonatum inflatum / Midoriyouraku ミドリヨウラク

Polygonatum inflatum, a perennial herb of 30-70cm in height, inhabits forests in mountainous regions, with stems cylindrical at lower parts and curves at upper legs in a bow way, with ridges on them. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis; blades are 7-15cm long, 7-8.5cm wide, long-oblong to broad-oval, with tips obtuse, bases around, and margins entire. The leaves feel soft, and the backsides tinge white, with short petioles. Axils droop peduncles and 3-7 light yellow-green flowers set themselves together on the tips with bracts; the bracts are membranous, 5-10mm in length, in a lanceolate shape. Sap fruit, 10mm across, spherical, mature in black. Bloom time: May-July.




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