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

 

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Species in the genus Trachelospermum:


Trachelospermum asiaticum / Teikazura

   

Trachelospermum asiaticum / Teikakazuzura テイカ カズラ

 
Trachelospermum asiaticum, an evergreen liana, grows in evergreen forests, with branches green at first, then turning a dark purple. Leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis; blades are 5-10cm long, 1-3cm wide, in an oblong shape, leathery, with entire margins and glossy surfaces. Flowers, pale yellow, set themselves many in cymes emerging from branch ends. Corollas are 8-10mm in diameter, in a high-cup shape; tubular portions are slender, the upper parts cut in five. Bloom time: April-June.
     
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #10

 

 

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