Viola aetolica : {Japanese Name : none}
Viola aetolica
Tokyo / April 4, 2006 Cultivation
Viola aetolica Viola aetolica
Section Melanium Ging.
Scientific Name Type species Viola aetolica Boiss. et Heldr.
Synonym Viola saxatilis ssp. aetolica (Boiss. & Heldr.) Hayek [Diagn. Pl. Or. Nov. 3(6): 24, 1859]
Origin aetolica : Ancient Greek place name "aetolian"、saxatilis : Growing on a rock
Common names
Stalk Form A flower scape is extended from a stalk, and a flower blooms from each scape.
Habitat Montane-subalpine. Growing in a fertile soil with good drainage, such as bright and dry gravel.
Distribution Japan domestic
Japan overseas Southeastern Europe (Greece, former Yugoslavia, Albania)
Flower Shape Small or Middle size, vertically long shape. The shape of the whole flower resembles pansy.
Color Bright yellow.
Spur Inconspicuous.
SeasonIn Europe, it blooms in late spring and in early summer. Some of new varieties are better suited to colder winters than others.
Aromatic Scentless.
Others Small and white hair grows densely at the base of the side valve.
Leaf Shape A leaf is round (egg-shaped), and a coarse stipule is outstanding.
Color Both surfaces are deep green.
Seed Shape
Characteristics of roots
Endangered Information
Type Specimen
Chromosomal Number 2n=16,18
Reference Information

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