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




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Saxifragaceae /


Species in the genus Saxifraga:

Saxifraga cortusaefolia / Jinjisou
Saxifraga fortunei var. alpina / Daimonjisou
Saxifraga fortunei var. suwoensis / Nameradaimonjisou
Saxifraga stolonifera / Yukinoshita



Saxifraga cortusaefolia / Jinjisou ジンジソウ


Saxifraga cortusaefolia is a perennial herb that grows on damp cliffs in mountainous regions. Radical leaves are in clusters, with 5-15cm long petioles; the blades are circular kidney-shaped, 5-15cm long, 4-10cm in width, cleft in 7-11, with bases cordate and sparse hairs throughout. Scapes measure 10-15cm height, and many flowers are in close inflorescences. The white petals are 5 in number, the upper three are small, and the lower two are long-oblong-shaped, 1.2-2.5cm long. Stamens are 10, and the anthers are orange-yellow. Bloom time: September-November.





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