- Flower nameLiparis makinoana
- Scientific nameLiparis makinoana
- Alias鈴虫草, Liparis makinoana
- Place of originJapan, the Korean Peninsula and Russia
- Place of floweringGreenhouse, Botanical Gardens, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonApril, May, June
What is Liparis makinoana
Liparis makinoana or Suzumuhi-sou (scientific name: Liparis makinoana) is native to Japan, the Korean Peninsula and Russia, and is a perennial plant belonging to the family Orchidaceae. In Japan, it grows on forest floors in the mountains from Hokkaido to Kyushu. The flower stem with ridge stands upright. Take out two oblong leaves. The leaves have distinct main veins in the vertical direction. The leaves have serrations and waves. From spring to early summer, between the leaves, inflorescences are sparsely bloomed about 10 pale purple-brown flowers. The shape of the lip and the two thin side sepals look like the bells of a bell.
General name: Liparis makinoana, scientific name: Liparis makinoana, aka: or Suzumuhi-sou, Grass height: 10 - 20 cm, leaf shape: elongate oval, flowering season: April - June, flower diameter: 3 cm.