Viola verecunda/ Tsubo sumire

Viola verecunda/ ツボスミレ

学名/ Botanical name : Viola verecundaツボスミレ

英名/ English common name :  Viola verecunda

英別名/ Alternative English name: Tsubo viola

日本名 和名/ Japanese common name : ツボスミレ 坪菫

日本名別名/ Alternate Japanese name: ニョイスミレ(如意菫)

原産地/ Original : Japan


A part of their name ‘Tsubo’ means a small garden. As the shape of the leaf looks like a ‘Nyoi’, a Buddhist altar article, they have another name ‘Viola verecunda’. The flower is 0.8 to 1 cm in diameter and the smallest among Violaceae seen in Japan, white color and the dark purple stripes at the flower petal stand out well.




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