Viola kitamiana : {Japanese Name : Siretoko Sumire}
Viola kitamiana
It is said that the cultivation is difficult.
Tokyo / April 9, 2011 Cultivation
Section Kitamiana
Scientific Name Type species Viola kitamiana Nakai : {Siretoko Sumire}
Variety
Form
Synonym
Origin kitamiana : area name
Foreign language name
Stalk Form A flower scape is extended from a stalk, and a flower blooms from each scape.
Habitat Growing wild in the volcanic high collapse ground and the volcanic high grit ground.
Distribution Japan domestic Hokkaido endemic species.
Japan overseas
Others
Flower Shape Small or Middle size.
Color It is milk white and the central part is yellow. A purple meshes-of-a-net pattern is in a labiate petal.
Spur
Season
Stigma
Aromatic
Others
Leaf Shape The kidney form which is thickly roundish. A tip sharpens and the base is cardiac type.
Color The surface is glossy green. The back is light green.
Others
Seed Shape
Color
Others
Characteristics of roots
Endangered Information
Type Specimen Shiretoko peninsula in Hokkaido.
Chromosome Number 2n=12
Reference Information
Others
Viola kitamiana
Issued by Japan Post 2007/07/06.

Photo by H. Kihara.

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