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

 

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Orchidaceae /
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Species in the genus Spiranthes :


Spiranthes sinensis var. amoena / Nejibana
Spiranthes sinensis var. amoena f. albescens / Shirobanamojizuri

   

Spiranthes sinensis var. amoena / Nejibana ネジバナ

 
Spiranthes sinensis var. amoena is a perennial orchid with white spindle-shaped stout roots inhabiting a moist, sunny grassland or lawn in the countryside. The leaves being linear-lanceolate, tips tapering off to a point, measure 5-20cm in length. The flower stalk grows up to 10-40cm tall, the raceme delivering small flowers, ranging from deep pink, light pink, to white, in a spiral arrangement. The flowers open sideways.
                     
         
  Light pink form                  

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