Treasures of Mt. Takao

Takao 599 museum has all kinds of animals inhabit in Mt. Takao in various ways of exhibitions such as seasonal wild plants preserved in acrylic and all kinds of animals specimens inhibits in Mt. Takao. On the "NATURE WALL," stuffed animals are displayed and shows the movie to introduce the dynamic nature of Mt. Takao.

Impatiens textori
Impatiens textori Balsaminaceae
Annual herbs found in wet roadside near streams and waterside. Peduncles grow from petioles and bloom several red-purple flowers. The Japanese name Tsurifune-so was named after the dropping bell-like flowers resembling flower pod called tsurifune. Flowers are 3 to 4 cm and tips of petals open vertically. Have three petals and calyx and one of calyx are large sac-shaped and have spur (pouch like part on the back of petals) curled on the back. Leaves are 5 to 13 cm long, 2 to 6 cm width diamond shaped andand rhomboid oval shaped with long petioles, pointed tips with fine toothed margins (edges of leaves are like a teeth of saw). Stems are reddish and have thick nodes. After flowering, bear 1 to 2 cm long fruits and pop seeds at a touch when ripen.

●Season  Early September to about Mid October
●Height  about 40 to 80 cm
●Place  Trail 1, Trail 4, Trail 6, Ura-Takao, Oku-Takao, Minami-Takao
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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