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(First upload on May 7 2008. Last on April 30 2019) [ 日本語 | English ]

Narcissus L. spp.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

[Liliaceae (Cronquist), etymology]

Narcissus L. (スイセン)


All species in genus Narcissus→ suisen (スイセン, 水仙), daffodil (narcissus)
Habitat: lawns, riversides, etc., escaped from gardening
Cultivar: numerous (> 10,000) cultivars make the classification difficulty

HUSTEP: Plants and Plant communities in Japan (flora list)

Poison: lycorine, calcium oxalate, etc.
N. tazetta L. (スイセン)
Distribution: southern Europe - Mediterranean coast - north Africa - west Asia
Use: medicine (bulb for reducing skin boil)
var. chinensis Roem. (Nihon-zuisen, ニホンズイセン, 日本水仙), paperwhite
Native locality: Mediterranean region (not Japan)
Before Muromachi Era (1336-1573), the plants were probably introduced from China
N. pseudonarcissus L. (Rappa-suisen, ラッパスイセン, 喇叭水仙)
N. poeticus L. (クチベニスイセン, 口紅水仙)
N. jonquilla (Ki-zuisen, キズイセン, 黄水仙)
Native locality: Mediterranean Europe
N. romieuxii Braun-Blanq. et Maire (ペチコートスイセン)
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Narcissus spp. in Japan


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ST4 ST5

N. tazetta

var. chinensis (ニホンズイセン)
[1-3] in the Koishikawa Botanical Garden (小石川植物園), the University of Tokyo, on March 16 2017. [4] near GSEES building in Hokkaido University Campus on April 22 2008. [5] at N28/E3, East Ward, SApporo, on May 1 2014.
ST1 ST2
cv. von Sion, double-flowered cultivar
[1/2] at N28/E3, East Ward, SApporo, on May 1 2014.
ST1 ST2
N. pseudonarcissus (ラッパスイセン)
Native locality: Europe, including England
Pale yellow petals with a darker central trumpet
See photos
[1] at N28/E3, East Ward, SApporo, on May 1 2014. [2] on a slope in Fujimi Road Station, northern Hokkaido, on April 29 2018.
ST1 ST2
N. poeticus (クチベニスイセン)
Native locality: Europe
[1/2] in the downtown of Nayoro City, northern Hokkaido, on May 23 2017
ST1 ST2
N. romieuxii Braun-Blanq. et Maire (ペチコートスイセン)
Romieux hoop petticoat daffodil
Distribution: Atlas Mountains, Morocco
ssp. albidus (Emb. et Maire) A. Fern.
ssp. jacquemoudii (Fern. Casas) Zonn.
ssp. romieuxii
[1/2] in Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden, Kobe, western Japan, on March 17 2019.
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