Takeshimaran

Streptopus streptopoides subsp. japonicus

  • Takeshimaran
  • Takeshimaran
  • Takeshimaran
  • Takeshimaran
  • Flower name
    Takeshimaran
  • Scientific name
    Streptopus streptopoides subsp. japonicus
  • Alias竹縞蘭
  • Place of originendemic to Japan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains, Sub-alpine
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July

What is Takeshimaran

Takeshimaran (scientific name: Streptopus streptopoides subsp. japonicus) is a perennial plant of the genus Streptopus in the family Liliaceae, endemic to Japan. The stem is branched into two branches. It grows naturally in forests in the mountains and subalpine areas of central Honshu.
The leaves are lanceolate and alternate, and the stems are not hugged. In early summer, small pink six-petaled flowers grow from the leaf axils. The flowers are followed by red liquid fruits.

Common name: Takeshimaran、, Scientific name: Streptopus streptopoides subsp. japonicus, Plant height: 20-50 cm, Leaf shape: ovate-lanceolate, Leaf inflorescence: alternate, Leaf length: 4-10 cm, Flowering season: May-July, Flower color: pink, Petals: 6, Stamens: 6, Fruit: liquid fruit, Fruit diameter: 0.7 cm, Fruit color: red.


  • Order
    Liliales
  • Family
    Liliaceae
  • Genus
    Streptopus
  • Species
    S. streptopoides subsp. japonicus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life type perennial plant
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorRed
  • Height20.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.7 ~ 0.7 cm

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