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(First upload on July 22 2009. Last on October 1 2017) [ 日本語 | English ]

Gaultheria miqueliana Takeda






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

Gaultheria L. (シラタマノキ)
Shiratamanoki (シラタマノキ, 白玉ノ木), Miquel's wintergreen
Lifeform: prostrate, evergreen shrub
Distribution: northern Japan
Habitat: coniferous and/or subalpine thickets
Fruit flavor: salicylic acid and sweety
Seed dispersal: animal, in particular, hare on Mount Koma (Nomura & Tsuyuzaki 2015)
Synonyms:

Gaultheria pyroloides auct. non Hook. f et Thomson ex Miq.

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Seeds (taken under a binocular stereo-microscope on October 8 2013 by Nomura N). The scale is 1 mm.
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A seedling grown in an incubator (taken under a binocular stereo-microscope on October 8 2013 by Nomura N).

Gaultheria miqueliana in Hokkaido


索引
Mount Koma

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[1] near a permanent plot to measure temporal vegetation changes on July 9 2009 ⇒ flora. The shrub patch restricts the establishment of plants (Uesaka & Tsuyuzaki 2004). [2] on August 27 2016.

Other mountains

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[3] annual shoots were produced. [3/4] along the seacoast of Hamatonbetsu, where Vaccinium vitis-idaea established, in Sarufutsu Village, northern Hokkaido, on August 27 2015. [5] along the trail enterted from the Fukiage Spa on Mount Tokachi (十勝岳), central Hokkaido, on June 27 2017.

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