Koke

Man’yō Name Koke
蘿、苔、薜(こけ)
Modern Name
  1. Koke 苔(コケ)
  2. Sugikoke 杉苔(スギコケ)
    1. Ōsugigoke 大杉苔(オオスギゴケ)
    2. Umasugigoke 馬杉苔(ウマスギゴケ)
    3. Kosugigoke 小杉苔(コスギゴケ)
  3. Saruogase/Nagasaruogase 猿尾枷、猿麻桛/猿麻薯(ナガサルオガセ)
  4.  Iwahiba (イワヒバ)
English Names
  1. Moss
  2. Hair-cap moss
  3. Old Man’s Beard, Methuselah’s Beard Lichen; beard lichen; usnea
  4. Wallace’s Selaginella
Scientific Name
  1. F. Polytrichaceae: Pogonatum juniperinum
  2. F. Polytrichaceae:
    1. Polytrema formosum
    2. Polytrema commune
    3.  Pogonatum inflexum
  3. F. Usneaceae: Usnea longissima
  4. F. Selaginellaceae: Selaginella tamariscina
Distribution Various parts of Japan
Appearance
Seasonal Association
 Summer

Poems (11)

MYS II: 228
MYS III: 259
MYS VI: 962
MYS VII: 1120
MYS VII: 1214
MYS VII: 1334
MYS XI: 2516
MYS XI: 2630
MYS XI: 2750
MYS XIII: 3227
MYS XIII: 3228

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