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.

Scutellaria brachyspica
Scutellaria brachyspica Labiatae
Perennial herbs found at forest edges and on grasslands from the base of mountains to mountain peak. In Mt. Takao, plants in scutellaria genes and scutellaria pekinensis var. transitra have leaves and truss of flowers on one side of stem but this species have leaves covering upper parts of stems. Flowers are curved tubular shape and about 2 cm long. Bloom some upright flowers at the tip of stem. The name of scutellaria, Tatsunami-so come from the flower shape resembling the crest of wave. This species Oka-tatsunamiso literally meaning hills scutellaria was named because scutellaria grows on hills. Flowers are light blue-purple and stems have short hair facing downwards. Leaves are wide egg-shaped with roughly tooted margins and larger on upper parts about 5 cm long. After flowering, calyx become plate-like shape and close. Seeds grew inside of calyx pop when ripen.

●Season  Mid May to about Mid June
●Height  about 20 to 50 cm
●Place  Trail 6
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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