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Thymus quinquecostatus / Ibukijakousou イブキジャコウソウ

Bloom time: April-October

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Species in the genus Thymus:

Thymus quinquecostatus / Ibukijakousou


Thymus quinquecostatus / Ibukijakousou イブキジャコウソウ

Thymus quinquecostatus is a small evergreen shrub, 3-15cm tall, inhabiting sunny rocky areas with fragrance. Stems branch well at bases, crawl, and make mats. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, 0.5-1cm long and 0.3-0.6cm wide, in the shape of an oval to oblong-ovate, with entire margins, glandular dots, and long sparse hairs on parts close to the leaf bases. Stem tips bear verticillasters and set red-purple labiate flowers in them; four stamens project from corollas. Bloom time: April-October.




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