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Foeniculum vulgare Mill.






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

Foeniculum Mill. (ウイキョウ)
Uikyou (ウイキョウ, 茴香), fennel
Lifeform: perennial or biennial forb
Distribution: native to the Mediterranean (exotic to Japan)

imported from China to Japan in Heian Era

Habitat: escaped to croplands, roadsides and grasslands
Use: fruit food and medicine

Drug efficacy: aromatic stomachic (芳香性健胃), expectorant (去痰), carminative (駆風), analgesic (鎮痛)
Kampo prescription: Anchu-san (安中散), etc.
Ingredient: anethole, etc.

var. dulce (Mill.) Thell. (イタリアウイキョウ)
索引

Tilingia holopetala in Hokkaido


ST1 ST2 ST3
[1-3] in the Experimental Forest of the University of Tokyo, Furano, central Hokkaido, on June 28 2017.

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