Asian fawnlily/ Katakuri

Asian fawnlily/ カタクリ
Asian fawnlily/ カタクリ

学名/ Botanical name : Erythronium japonicum

シノニム/ Synonym : Erythronium japonicum f. album, Erythronium japonicum f. immaculatum, Erythronium japonicum f. immacul, Erythronium japonicum var. leucanthum, Erythronium japonicum f. leucanthum

英名/ English name : Asian fawnlily

別名/ Alternative English name: Katakuri, trout lily

日本名/ Japanese name: カタクリ 片栗

日本名別名/ Alternative Japanese name: カタコ カタカゴ(堅香子)

タイ語名/ Thai name: ต้นด็อกทูธ t̂n d̆ xk thūṭh

イタリア語名/Italian name: fawnlily asiatico

原産地/ Original : Japan, Korea, the Russian Far East (Sakhalin Island, Kuril Islands) and northeastern China


The katakuriko (“katakuri powder”), is a starch that bears the name of this plant, which originally refers to the starch from the E. japonicum bulb. Nowadays, because of its small quantity, this starch is no longer common; potato starch has taken its place and name nowadays.


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