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

 

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Family:
 
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 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, margins having wavy serrations. Stems emerge branches on point 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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