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(First upload on July 8 2003. Last on October 16 2014) [ 日本語 | English ]

Panax japonicus (Ness.) C.A. Meyer






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

Panax L. (トチバニンジン) in Japan


P. ginseng C. A. Meyer (チョウセンニンジン, 朝鮮人参), culivated
P. japonicus C. A. Meyer (トチバニンジン)
P. pseudoginseng Wall. (サンシチニンジン), cultivated

Panax japonicus in Hokkaido


Tochibaninjin (トチバニンジン, 栃葉人参), Japanese ginseng* (* tentative translation)
Chikusetuninjin (チクセツニンジン, 竹節人参)
Lifeform: perennial forb
Distribution: east Asia (China - Japan)
Habitat: woodlands - forests
Leaflet: five
Use: medicine containing saponin
var. angustatus Hara (ホソバチクセツニンジン)
f. dicrocarpus (Makino) Nakai (ソウシシヨウニンジン)
索引

ST1 ST2 ST3
[1] in Nopporo Forest Park, Sapporo, on May 8, 2003 (Uraguchi A). [2/3] at Kofu-en Park, South Ward, Sapporo, on June 12 2014.

Panax ginseng


Chousenninjin (チョウセンニンジン, 朝鮮人参), Chinese ginseng
Kouraininjin (コウライニンジン, 高麗人参)
Otaneninjin (オタネニンジン, 御種人蔘)

Distribution: Far East - Liaodong Peninsula (遼東半島) - Korea
Use: culivated for oriental medicine
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