Kaobana

Man’yō Name Kapobana
可保婆奈・可保波奈・容花貌花(かほばな)
Modern Name
  1. Hirugao 昼顔(ヒルガオ)
  2. Asagao 朝顔(アサガオ)
  3. Kakitsubata 燕子花・杜若(カキツバタ)
  4. Mukuge 木槿(ムクゲ)
  5. Omodaka 面高・沢瀉(オモダカ)
  6. Kikyō 桔梗(キキョウ)
English Names
  1. Japanese bindweed
  2.  Morning glory; a Japanese morning glory
  3. Japanese iris, rabbit-ear iris; kakitsubata
  4. Rose of Sharon; a shrubby althaea
  5. Threeleaf arrowhead or Chinese arrowhead
  6. Korean bellflower, Chinese bellflower, Japanese bellflower, common balloon flower, or balloon flower
Scientific Name
  1. F. Convolvulaveae; Calystegia japonica
  2. F. Convolvulaveae; Ipomoea [Pharbitis] nil.
  3. F. Iridaceae; Iris laevigata
  4. F. Malvaceae; Hibiscus syriacus
  5. F. Alismataceae; Sagittaria trifolia
  6. F. Campanulaceae; Platycodon grandiflora
Distribution Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu
Appearance
Seasonal Association

Poems (4)

MYS VIII: 1630 MYS X: 2288 MYS XIV: 3505 MYS XIV: 3575

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