Chamaele japaonica

Chamaele decumbens f. japaonica

  • Chamaele japaonica
  • Chamaele japaonica
  • Chamaele japaonica
  • Chamaele japaonica
  • Chamaele japaonica
  • Chamaele japaonica
  • Flower name
    Chamaele japaonica
  • Scientific name
    Chamaele decumbens f. japaonica
  • Alias深山仙洞草, Chamaele decumbens f. japaonica, オウレンダマシ, 細葉仙洞草
  • Place of origin endemic to Japan
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Sub-alpine
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Chamaele japaonica

Chamaele japaonica (Scientific name: Chamaele decumbens f. japaonica) is an alpine perennial herbaceous plant belonging to the genus Chamaele in the family Apiaceae, and is endemic to Japan. It grows wild on the forest floor in the high mountains from Hokkaido to Kyushu. It is a variant of Sento-so (scientific name: Chamaele decumbens) and is characterized by its slender leaves.

Common name: Chamaele japaonica , Scientific name: Chamaele decumbens f. japaonica, aka: S. jamaicensis, S. japaonica, Plant height: 10 to 30 cm, Flowering Inflorescence: April-May, Inflorescence: Compound inflorescence, Flower shape: 5-petaled, Flower color: White, Flower diameter: 0.2-0.3 cm, Anther color: White, Number of stamens: 5, Column: 2.


  • Eye
    Apiales
  • Family
    Apiaceae
  • Genus
    Chamaele
  • Species
    . decumbens f. japaonica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    3 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typealpine perennial herbaceous plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.3 cm

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