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

 

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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. Flowers, light purple, come in cymous inflorescences borne from leaf axils; corollas, being cleft in four deep, as large as 1cm in diameter, the segments significantly bend backward. Fruit is spherical, ripen red. Bloom time: July-September.
             
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #11

 

 

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