Maianthemum dilatatum

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    Maianthemum dilatatum @ Tateyama

Basic information

Flower Name
Maianthemum dilatatum
Formal Name
Maianthemum dilatatum
Alias
snakeberry, Maianthemum dilatatum
Habitat
Mongolia, Japan, and North America
Morph
subalpine perennial plant

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What is Maianthemum dilatatum

Maianthemum dilatatum , as known as Snakeberry or Maizuru sou (Scientific name: Maianthemum dilatatum) is native to Mongolia, Japan and North America, and is a perennial plant belonging to the family Asparagaceae. In Japan, it grows under conifers in the subalpine zone of Hokkaido to Kyushu. The leaves are heart-shaped and green. From spring to summer, the inflorescence extends from the tip of the stem, and about 20 small white six-petals bloom. The petals warp outward. The style is a little thicker and there are 4 stamens.

Common name: Maianthemum dilatatum, Scientific name: Maianthemum dilatatum, Origin: Mongolia, Japan, North America, Habitat distribution: Japan In Hokkaido-Kyushu, living environment: under the coniferous trees in the subalpine zone, life type: perennial, plant height: 10-15 cm, underground stem: branching in a thin string, extending long, leaf shape: like a crane dance Visible, pointed heart shape, leaf length: 5 cm, leaf color: green → yellow → brown, leaf quality: hairless on the front and back (hairy for scallop), leaf rim: full edge (sawtooth on sword) , Inflorescence shape: general inflorescence, corolla shape: six petals, flowering period: May to July, flower diameter: 0.3 cm, inflorescence length: 2 to 5 cm, flower color: white, fruit type: fruit and fruit, fruit shape: spherical , Fruit color: white → red, fruit diameter: 0.5 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Asparagaceae
Genus
Maianthemum
Species
M. dilatatum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
six
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Sub-high mountain
Color
White
Season
MayJunJul
Height
10 ~ 15 [cm]
Diameter
0.3 ~

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