How to search flowers and plants on RikenMon's nature guide.
Flowers and plants are everywhere, we will limit to the wild flowers. Sometimes it is difficult to distinguish from the cultivated varieties, since wild flowers like dandelion and daisy are found in your garden as well. These are spread by the wind or perhaps bird droppings and obviously cultivated can be found in wild as well! This makes the separation a bit arbitrary but we will give it a try.
Select on our logo (top left) the flower, You can search four characteristics of flowers and plants, each one you can select one except for colour. After your selection you can immediately see the results, click on a flower photo to get more specific information.
||By clicking the picture tile you are redirected to the correct detailspage.
||By clicking the star (left side) the search selection is undone.
What size is the flower. This can only be seen when the plant is blooming. We opted for the actual flower, so combined flowers like some umbellifers can be found in small flowers! Small flowers are smaller than 10 mm, large flowers are bigger than 30 mm and the remainder is in between.
There are an incredible number of flower shapes, we use two basic shapes. The Rozet with a heart of pestle with stamens surrounded by identical shaped leaves. The Lip with various shapes but there is always a central line possible to divide in left and right (leguminous and labiates).
In some cases lots of tiny flowers close to each other make it hard to separate each and we assign them to filled. They can be Rozet like dandelion but Lip as well like clover.
This is the flower colour, not the stem or the leave. Sometimes the colour is difficult since one calls it blue while someone else assigns it to purple, then both colours are assigned.
How the flower is connected to the stem. There can be a single flower or several branches with several flowers. Sometimes they form a shield (umbellifers) or in many cases repetitive along the stem like a spike.