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.

Elatostema umbellatum var. majus
Elatostema umbellatum var. majus Urticaceae
Perennial herbs (grow for several years from their same root system) found in wet areas including streamside, roadside and slopes. The Japanese name Uwabami-so literally meaning large sized snake plant was named because many of them grow in the areas where large snake lives. Is also often called as Mizu or Mizuna literally meaning water or water plants because it contains a lot of moisture. Stems are reddish with asymmetric leaf. Leaves are 4 to 10 cm long, oval-shaped with toothed margins (edges of leaves are like a teeth of saw) and have hairs on both sides. Bloom small flowers in clusters on a peduncle grow from a petiole. In autumn, sprout become round-shaped with nutrients called Mukago (bulblet).

●Season  Late April to Early June
●Height about 20 to 30 cm
●Place Trail 1, Trail 3 and 4, Trail 6, Ura-Takao, Oku-Takao
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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