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


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Solanum japonense / Yamahoroshi ヤマホロシ

Bloom time: July-September

Solanaceae / Nasuka   Species in the genus Solanum:

Solanum carolinense / Warunasubi
Solanum japonense / Yamahoroshi
Solanum lyratum / Hiyodorijougo
Solanum maximowiczi / Marubanohoroshi
Solanum nigrum / Inuhoozuki
Solanum ptychanthum / Amerikainuhoozuki
    Solanum japonense / Yamahoroshi ヤマホロシ    
Solanum japonense,  a perennial lianous herb, inhabits forest edges in mountainous regions with no hairs on stems. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, in the shape of an ovate-oblong, margins entire; lower leaves are cleft in 3-5 segments. Light purple flowers come in cymous inflorescences borne from leaf axils; corollas, being cleft in four deep, as large as 1cm in diameter, the segments bend backward. The fruit is spherical and matures red. Bloom time: July-September.  




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