Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Guttiferae
Hypericum erectum Thunb.

Verified by: Temperate sect. 17 August 2009
Notes: Checked with Ohwi, J. 'Flora of Japan'. Erect plant to 40 cm tall. Leaves ovate clasping the stem. Leaf blade with black dots all over. Margin entire, with a row of black dots. Leaves glaucous abaxially. Inflorescence a large corymb. Sepals lanceolate with black streaks. Petals yellow-orange with black streaks as well. Petals to 10 mm long, stamens many. Anthers with a black dot at the tip. Ovary with 3 short styles to 2-3 mm long.
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Wild voucher no:                                15 October 2001
Locality: Japan, Hakone, Sengokubara
Coordinates:  800m
Field notes: Index seminum 431.

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gynoecium gynoecium

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calyx calyx

capsule capsule

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abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

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