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

 

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Ericaceae /
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Species in the genus Rhododendron:


Rhododendron japonicum / Rengetsutsuji
Rhododendron japonicum f. flavum / Kirengestutsuji
Rhododendron japonoheptamerum var. hondoense / Honshakunage
Rhododendron japonoheptamerum var. okiense / Okishakunage
Rhododendron kaempferi / Yamatsutsuji
Rhododendron lagopus / Daisennmitsubatsutsuji
Rhododendron reticulatum / Kobanomitsubatsutsuji
Rhododendron reticulatum f. albiflorum / Shirobanakobanomitsubatsutsuji
Rhododendron ripense / Kishitsutsuji
Rhododendron semibarbatum / Baikatsutsuji

   

Rhododendron kaempferi / Yamatsutsuji ヤマツツジ

 
Rhododendron kaempferi is a semi-evergreen shrub, 1-2.5m in height, found in forests, the edges, grasslands in hilly or mountainous regions. Leaves are alternate; sprouted-in-spring leaves fall in autumn, sprouted-in-summer to -autumn leaves pass the winter. The spring leaves are 3-5cm in length, 1-3cm in width, oblong to obovate-oblong, tips pointed, adpressed brown hairs exist on either side of the leaves. Flowers, vermillion, 2 or 3 each, appear on branch tops 2 or 3 each. Corollas are cleft in five, and dark dots are on the upper lobes. Bloom time: April-June.
                     
                 
                     

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