Kalmia procumbens

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Basic information

Flower Name
Kalmia procumbens
Formal Name
Kalmia procumbens
Alias
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Evergreen small shrubs and alpine plants

Comment

What is Kalmia procumbens

Kalmia procumbens or Mine-zuo (scientific name: Kalmia procumbens) is native to the northern hemisphere of the boreal region and is an alpine evergreen small shrub of the azalea family Minnesota. It is one genus. In Japan, it grows naturally in Hokkaido and northern central area of the high mountain rocky area and sandy beach where high plains grow. The tree height is low, branches grow on the slope. Leaves are cortical, linear to narrow elliptical and attached to living. This leaf feeds on the Grouse (Raicho) . In the summer, 2 to 6 bell-shaped flowers with a small white to light red crimped tip with 5 tips are bloomed upward. Flowers are made after flowers.

Common name:, scientific name: Kalmia procumbens, synonyms: Chamaecistus procumbens , other name:Mine-zuo, alpine azalea,trailing azalea, Distribution: Japan from Hokkaido to the north and the environment: Alpine rocky place and gravel, living type: evergreen small alpine alpine plant, height: 10 to 15 cm, leaf quality: cortex, leaf shape: linear long ellipse, leaf order: opposite, flower color: white to light red, Flower diameter: 0.5 cm, inflorescence: scattered inflorescence, corolla: funnel shape ~ wide bell shape with 5 tips at the tip, number of stamens: 5, antherish color: purple, flowering period: June to August.

Detailed information

Order
Ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Kalmia
Species
K. procumbens
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Alpine
Color
Red, White
Season
JunJulAug
Height
10 ~ 15 [cm]
Diameter
0.4 ~ 0.5

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