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Vincentoxicum pycnostelma / Suzusaiko スズサイコ

Bloom time: July-August

Apocynaceae /



Species in the genus Vicia:

Vincentoxicum atrantum / Funabarasou
Vincentoxicum japonicum / Iyokazura
Vincentoxicum japonicum f. puncticlatum / Kurobanaiyokazura
Vincentoxicum macrophyllum / Tsukushigashiwa
Vincentoxicum pycnostelma / Suzusaiko


Vincentoxicum pycnostelma / Suzusaiko スズサイコ

Vincentoxicum pycnostelma is a perennial herb inhabiting sunny grasslands; stems are solid and slender, 0.4-1m in height. The somewhat thick leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis, in the shape of a long or linear-lanceolate, 6-13cm in length, 0.4-1.5cm in width, the tips pointed—leaf axils on the upper parts birth to inflorescences that set sparse 1-2cm-in-diameter yellow-brown flowers in them. The flowers open in the early morning and close as the sun rises higher. Bloom time: July-August.




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