Cypripedium japonicum

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    Cypripedium japonicum @ Hakobe Botanical Garden
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    Cypripedium japonicum @ Hakobe Botanical Garden
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    Cypripedium japonicum @ Akagi Nature Park
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    Cypripedium japonicum @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Cypripedium japonicum @ Mount Takao
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    Cypripedium japonicum @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Cypripedium japonicum
Formal Name
Cypripedium japonicum
Alias
Japanese cypripedium
Habitat
Japan, Korea, China
Morph
perennial grass

Comment

What is Cypripedium japonicum

Cypripedium japonicum, called as "Kumagaisou" is a perennial of the family orchidaceae. Big fan-shaped leaves have two opposite. Stem tip extends from between the leaves of one bag of white flowers bloom landscape. Flowers outside the Green perianth with a piece in perianth consists of lip piece side petals and white into brown pattern. Adopts a dressed during the escape struggled with lip with entomophilous by nice highjromalhanabathy Bee Pollen and then comes down to the female flower pollination mechanism. Communities to create a breed with long rhizomes. 

Generic name: Cypripedium japonicum scientific name:Cypripedium japonicum , also known as :Kumagaisou, Korean lady's slipper , origin: Japan, Korea, China, Habitat: Hokkaido-Kyushu Japan, living environment: low mountain forest, bamboo groves and living type: deciduous perennial, long Rhizomes of the plant: 20-40 cm, large leaves: fan facing 2 piece floral top, with Leaf width: 10-20 cm, phyllotaxis: opposite, left-right symmetric flowers, inflorescences form: single terminal inflorescences, outside perianth specimens: one dorsal sepal and luting one (side sepals 2), which in perianth pieces: 1 lip and side petals two flower: petals pale green in lip is white with Brown markings, rose: lip-shaped bag, flower diameter: 10 cm, lip length: 10 cm, flowering period: April-May, entomophilous breeding method: nice highjromalhanabathy.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Orchidaceae
Genus
Cypripedium
Species
C. japonicum
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Galea
Leaf type
Sensu
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
Low mountain
Color
White
Season
AprMay
Height
20 ~ 40 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 7

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