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Scrophularia kakudensis / Oohinanousutsubo オオヒナノウスツボ

Bloom time: June-September

Scrophulariaceae /


Species in the genus Scrophularia:

Scrophularia buergeriana / Gomanohagusa
Scrophularia duplicatosserata / Hinanousutsubo
Scrophularia kakudensis / Oohinanousutsubo


Scrophularia kakudensis / Oohinanousutsubo オオヒナノウスツボ


Scrophularia kakudensis, a perennial herb of approximately 1m in height, inhabits sunny grasslands or forest edges with enlarged fusiform roots and four-ridged stems. Leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis, 6-10cm in length, 3-5cm in width, in the shape of a long ovate or ovate, somewhat firm, tips pointed, with sharply serrated margins. Flowers, dark purple, 8-9mm in diameter, set themselves in conicals; pedicels are fat with glandular hairs, and corollas poofy in the shape of a pod. Calyxes are bell-shaped and cleft in five lobes. Bloom time: June-September.





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