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(First upload on April 23 2014. Last on April 1 2019) [ 日本語 | English ]

Coptis japonica (Thunb.) Makino






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

Coptis Salisb. (オウレン)
C. japonica (Thunb.) Makino (オウレン, s.l.)
var. anemonifolia (Siebold et Zucc.) H. Ohba
Kikuba-ouren (キクバオウレン, 菊葉黄蓮), Japanese coptis
Lifeform: perennial forb
Distribution: endemic to Japan (southwestern Hokkaido, Honshu and Shikoku)
Habitat: forest floors, tending to be in needle-leaved forests
Leaf: once trifoliate compound leaf
Chromosome number: 2n = 18
Synonyms:

Coptis japonica (Thunb.) Makino var. japonica auct. non Makino
f. viridiflora Honda ex Kadota (ミドリオウレン)

var. japonica (コセリバオウレン)
var. major (Miq.) Satake (セリバオウレン)
Distribution: Honshu and Shikoku
Leaf: twice trifoliate compound leaf Synonyms:

- var. dissecta (Yatabe) Nakai ex Satake

索引

Coptis japonica in Japan


var. anemonifolia

ST1 ST2 ST3
[1-3] transplants at Experimental Station for Medical Plant Studies, Faculty of Medicine, Hokkaido University, on April 19 2014.

var. major

ST1 ST2 ST3
ST4 ST5 ST6
[1-3] in Botanic Gardens, Tohoku University, Natural Monument Aobayama, northern Honshu, on March 23 2016. [4-6] in Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden, Kobe, western Japan, on March 17 2019.

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