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

 

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Family:
 
Fabaceae /
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Species in the genus Rhynchosia:


Rhynchosia acuminatifolia / Tokirimame
Rhynchosia volubilis / Tankirimame
 
   

Rhynchosia volubilis / Tankirimame タンキリマメ

 
Rhynchosia volubilis is a climbing perennial found in sunny locations, like grassland, forest edges, the stems, having downward hairs, going up counterclockwise the other plants around. Leaves are composed of 3 leaflets, each 3-5cm long, 2.5-4cm wide, relatively thick, and on the backsides, there exist lots of downward hairs and brown-yellow granular dots. Flowers, light yellow, about 9mm in diameter, come in a racemose way. Legumes ripen red to split open; insides expose two black seeds. Bloom time: July-September
                     
                 
                     

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