Primula shikokiana

Primula kisoana var. shikokiana

  • Primula shikokiana
  • Primula shikokiana
  • Flower name
    Primula shikokiana
  • Scientific name
    Primula kisoana var. shikokiana
  • Alias
  • Place of originendemic species in Sikoku
  • Place of floweringSub-alpine
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Primula shikokiana

Primula shikokiana (scientific name: Primula kisoana var. shikokiana) is a perennial herb of the primrose family endemic to Shikoku. It is a variety of the basic species Primula kisoana (scientific name: Primula kisoana, also known as kisozakura or kisokozakura), and grows naturally under trees in the mountains of Shikoku. The white hairs on the stem and leaves are denser and the sepals are longer than those of the "kakkosou" species. The species name "kisoana" means "of Kiso.

Common name: Primula kisoana var. shikokiana, Classification: Angiosperms (Primulaceae), Euphorbiaceae, Height: 10-15 cm, Leaf texture: thickly furrowed, Leaf shape: broadly round with a heart-shaped base, Flowering period: April to June, Leaf diameter: 5-12 cm, Corolla: high cup-shaped Corolla: high cup with 5 lobes and 2 additional heart-shaped lobes; throat: yellow; sepal length: 1.5 cm; flower color: pink to reddish purple; fruit type: capsule. Common name: Shinano Kozakura ,Scientific name: Primula tosaensis var. Brachycarpa, Plant height: 5-10 cm, leaf shape: circular, flowering period: April to May, flower diameter: 2.5-3 cm, corolla: high cup shape, 5 deep tips, flower color: pink, white.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    P. kisoana var. shikokiana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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