Dog’s-tooth-violet/ Erythronium dens-canis

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Dog's-tooth-violet/ エリスロニウム・デンス-カニス
Dog’s-tooth-violet/ エリスロニウム・デンス-カニス

学名/ Botanical name :  Erythronium dens-canis

シノニム/ Synonym :

英名/ English name : Dog’s-tooth-violet

別名/ Alternative English name: dogtooth violet

日本名/ Japanese name: エリスロニウム・デンス-カニス

日本名別名/ Alternative Japanese name: セイヨウカタクリ

タイ語名/ Thai name:

原産地/ Original :  central and southern Europe from Portugal to Ukraine


The plant produces a solitary white, pink or lilac flower at the beginning of spring. The white bulb is oblong and resembles a dog’s tooth, hence the common name “dog’s tooth violet” and the Latin specific epithet dens-canis, which translates as “dog’s tooth”.



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