Oyobe gikyo

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    Oyobe gikyo @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Oyobe gikyo
Formal Name
Campanula chamissonis 'oyobe gikyo'
Alias
Habitat
Shikotan Iland
Morph
Fallen leaves perennial plant

Comment

Oyobe gikyo (scientific name: Campanula chamissonis 'Oyobe gikyo') is native of Shikota to Hokkaido, and it is deciduous perennial of the family Campanulaceae. The plant height is low because it grows naturally in the rocky area of Alpine. Root leaf is shiny green color. In the summer, the inflorescence is extended from the flower stalk, and a large deep blue purple flower blooms sideways for the plant height. In Greek , the genus Campanula is 'campana' (small bell), species name chamissonis is a contribution to Dr. A. von Chamisso, a German botanist. It is one of the varieties of Chishima gikyo (Scientific name: Campanula chamissonis) as well as Shakotan gyoku (Scientific name: Campanula chamissonis 'Shakotan gikyo').

Common name: Oyobe gikyo, scientific name: Campanula chamissonis 'Oyobe gikyo', Origin: Colorado Island, habitat distribution: Takayama, living environment: Rock form, Lifestyle type: Deciduous perennial grass, plant height: 5 to 10 cm, leaf order: root leaf, leafy: thick and glossy, leaf shape: spatula shape, leaf edge: sawtooth, leaves: alternate, flower color: purple · white, blooming Period: July to August, flower form: fishing bell type, tip of 5 fissures, inflorescence form: single apex inflorescence, flower size: 3 to 4 cm, flower length: 4 cm, stamens number: 5, stamen capital head: 3 fissures, fruit type : Fruit, breeding: rhizomes.

Detailed information

Order
Asterales
Family
Campanulaceae
Genus
Campanula
Species
C. chamissonis 'Oyobe gikyo'
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Campanulate
Leaf type
Spatulate/Spathulate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Hokkaido
Color
Violet
Season
JulAug
Height
5 ~ 10 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 4

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