Viola faurieana : {Japanese Name : Teriha Tatitubo Sumire}
Viola faurieana
Viola faurieana Viola faurieana
Viola faurieana Viola faurieana
Aomori / May 9, 2008

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Section Trigonocarpae Gordon
Scientific Name Type species Viola faurieana W. Becker : {Teriha Tatitubo Sumire} Published in: Beih. Bot. Centralbl., Abt. 2, 34:239. (1916)
Form Viola faurieana f. albifaurieana E.Hama : {Sirobana Teriha Tatitubo Sumire}
Synonym Viola ugoana Makino ex Muramatsu Published in: Fl. Akitaense :183, t.3, f.2 (1932)
Origin faurieana : It originates in the name of a person. (cf: P. V. J. Faurie, 1847-1915)
Common names 【Chinese】長梗紫花堇菜
Stalk Form A flower scape is extended from a stalk, and a flower blooms from each scape.
The stalk becomes a height of about 30-40cm in summer.
Habitat Region of heavy snows. It is seen under a deciduous forest that gets damp and is low etc.
Distribution Japan domestic Distributing over the Lord of Aomori Prefecture to Fukui Prefecture at the Sea of Japan side.
Japan overseas China, East Asia (There is an opinion that it is a misunderstanding of viola grypocera).
Others There is the opinion that it is endemic to Japan. cf:Report from China [C.R.Wang, FRPS 51: 31 (1991)] is based on misidentified specimens of V. grypoceras.
Flower Shape Middle size.
Color Almost white from the light purple which became muddy. There is a tendency for the central part of the petal to become white.
Spur Cylindrical shape with a thin tip.
Season April-early May.
Aromatic Slightly fragrant.
Others Flower stem is hairless.
Leaf Shape Overall heart-shaped to oval, shallow base heart-shaped or truncated. The tip is blunt or round.
Color Dark green color. Although the reverse side of the leaf is tinged with purple, it becomes green gradually.
Others It is thickly hard and the surface is glossy.
Seed Shape
Characteristics of roots
Endangered Information Iwate:ThreatenedⅡ, Fukushima:ThreatenedⅡ
Type Specimen Akita 1931/5/7 by S. Muramatsu.
Chromosomal Number 2n=20
Reference Information
Others It has the property of extending the stem and creating a new strain. The rhizome may be woody.

Viola faurieana Viola faurieana
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