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Solanum nigrum / Inuhoozuki イヌホオズキ

Bloom time: August-October

Solanaceae /


Species in the genus Solanum:

Solanum carolinense / Warunasubi
Solanum japonense / Yamahoroshi
Solanum lyratum / Hiyodorijougo
Solanum maximowiczi / Marubanohoroshi
Solanum nigrum / Inuhoozuki
Solanum ptychanthum / Amerikainuhoozuki


Solanum nigrum / Inuhoozuki イヌホオズキ

Solanum nigrum, an annual, 30-60cm in height, grows in fields or roadsides. Leaves, 3-10cm in length, are alternate, in the shape of a broad ovate, with margins having wavy serrations. Stems emerge branches on points on the way up to set 4-8 6-7mm-long, white flowers in a racemose way. Calyxes, cup-shaped, shallowly cut in, corollas deeply cut in 5, and bend backward. Sap fruit, 0.7-1cm in diameter, is spherical, matures in black, and is not glossy. Bloom time: August-October.




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