Viola maximowicziana

Family Violaceae
Subfamily Violoideae
Tribe Violeae
Scientific name Viola maximowicziana Makino
Synonyms Viola maximowicziana Makino forma glabrescens Takenouchi ex Nakashima
Common name (Japanese common name) ko-miyama-sumire (コミヤマスミレ, 小深山菫 [meaning: small mountain viola])
(English common name) none
Distribution (Japan) Honshu (south of Fukushima Prefecture), Shikoku, Kyushu (north of Yakushima Island)
(Other nations) none
Habitat Mountane dark wet forest
Chromosomal number 2n=24
Description Plants ca. 4-8cm tall. Leaves 2-4cm long, often variegated. Flowers white ca. 1-1.5cm across, flowering in April to May. Perennial plants.
Reference Viola maximowicziana Makino f. glabrescens Takenouchi ex Nakashima

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