(First upload on August 29 2009. Last on August 18 2015) [ 日本語 | English ]

Actaea asiatica H. Hara

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

Actaea Kurita (ルイヨウショウマ)
Ruiyoushouma (ルイヨウショウマ, 類葉升麻), Asian baneberry (tentative translation)
Lifeform: perennial forb
Distribution: China - Korea - Japan (northern part)
Habitat: forest floor
Seed dispersal: endo-zoochore (animal dispersal)

Field training on integrated environmental research (統合環境調査法実習)


Actaea acuminata auct. non Wall. ex Royle
Actaea acuminata Wall. ex Royle ssp. asiatica (H. Hara) Luferov
Actaea spicata L. var. asiatica (H. Hara) S. X. Li et Y. H. Huang

f. leucocarpa (Ledeb.) H. Hara (シロミノルイヨウショウマ), white fruit

Actaea asiatica in Hokkaido

[1] in a forest dominated by Betula platyphylla var. japonica and Quercus mongolica near Tokai University Dai-yon High School on July 31 2009. The species is a poisonous plant (有毒植物) to humans. [2] on Usujiri Skislope, southern Hokkaido, on June 16 2015.