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Lysimachia nummularia L.

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

[Engler's syllabus (エングラー体系)]

Primulaceae Vent. (サクラソウ)

Stigma: salverform (高盆状, 高坏形) developing on slim tubes - the top opend and flat
Lifeform: annual and perennial herbs (most of them are perennial), a few developing persistent stems and thus becoming shrub-like
1000 species in 28 genera in the world (37 species in 9 genera)
Mostly distributed in the temperate and cool zones in the Northern Hemisphere
Phylogenetically close to Myrsinaceae
The following genera formerly in Primulaceae were moved to Myrsinaceae by Kallersjo et al (2000), but are returned due to the circumscriptoin (APG III 2009)
Anagallis L. (ルリハコベ)
Androsace L. (トチナイソウ)
Ardisiandra Hook. f.
Asterolinon Hoffmans. et Link.
Samolus L.
Dionysia Fenzl (ニセルリハコベ*)
Coris L.
Cortusa L. (サクラソウモドキ)
Primula L. (サクラソウ)
Cyclamen L. (カガリビバナ/シクラメン)
Glaux L.
Lysimachia L. (オカトラノオ)
Pelletiera A. St.-Hil.
Trientalis L. (ツマトリソウ)
Soldanella L. (イワカガミダマシ)
native to European mountains
S. alpina L. (イワカガミダマシ, alpine snowbell or blue moonwort), native to the Alps and Pyrenees

Lysimachia nummularia in Hokkaido

Lysimachia L. (オカトラノオ)
Kobankonasubi (コバンコナスビ, 小判小茄子), creeping jenny
Youshukonasubi (ヨウシュコナスビ, 洋種小茄子)
Life form: creeping perennial forb
Distribution: native to Europe (exotic to Japan)
Habitat: vacant lot, riveside, etc. (initially used for groundcover)

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Lysimachia zawadzkii Wiesner


[1] on a river bank along Sorachi River, central Hokkaido, on June 28 2017. [2/3] under a steet tree at N25W2, West Ward, Sapporo, on June 29 2014. [4] in Tsukiura Forest Park faced to Toya Lake on September 4 2018. Discard: under a steet tree at N25W2, West Ward, Sapporo, on June 1 2010.