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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Thursday Snapshot: Negjibana (sprial flower) in the garden
Nejibana (twisting flower) in my garden.
This lovely flower, perhaps no taller than 7cm, greeted me one morning in early July as I walked in the garden at our place in Kanagawa. A member of the orchid family, Nejibana (twisting flower) is a member of the Spiranthes family. Relatives can be found globally, although it seems the Japanese branch of the family prefers pink.