- Flower nameDoronigana
- Scientific nameIxeridium dentatum subsp. kitayamense
- Place of originendemic to the Kii Peninsula
- Place of floweringSpecific area
- Flowering seasonApril, May, June
What is Doronigana
Doronigana or Ixeridium dentatu( scientific name: Ixeridium dentatum subsp. kitayamense) is a perennial herb of the family Asteraceae, endemic to the Kii Peninsula. It is a wild plant that grows wild along the banks of the Kumano River and the Koza River, and is about 30 cm tall with good branching. In spring and early summer, yellow head flowers grow from the tips of the stems. It is listed as an endangered species II in the Red Data Book of the Ministry of the Environment.
Common name: Drosnigana, Scientific name: Ixeridium dentatum subsp. kitayamense, Leaf shape: lanceolate, Leaf inflorescence: alternate, Flowering season: April to June, Inflorescence shape: clustered inflorescence, Flower color: yellow Flowering season: April-June; inflorescence form: clustered inflorescences; flower color: yellow; corolla form: head; tongue: 7-10 flowers; flower diameter: 1-1.5 cm.