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

 

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Family:
 
Smilacaceae /
Shiodeka


 

The other species in the genus Smilax:


Smilax china / Sarutoriibara
Smilax nipponica / Tachishiode
Smilax riparia / Shiode
 

   

Smilax riparia / Shiode シオデ

 
Smilax riparia, a lianous perennial with tendrils, inhabits mountains or fields. The leaves are alternate, ovate-oblong, thick and glossy, 5-15cm in length, having 5 to 7 conspicuous veins on them. An umbel occurs in an axil in which several light green small flowers bloom in July-August.
 
 
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #11

 

 

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