Japan/temperate zon, Temparate herbaceous

Asian fawnlily/ Katakuri

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

学名/ Botanical name : Erythronium japonicum

英名/ English name : Asian fawnlily

別名/ Alternative English name: Katakuri, trout lily

日本名/ Japanese name: カタクリ

日本名別名/ Alternative Japanese name:

タイ語名/ Thai name:

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.



Wikipedia English: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erythronium_japonicum

Wikipedia 日本語:https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%82%AB%E3%82%BF%E3%82%AF%E3%83%AA

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