Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその周辺の野生植物


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Species in the genus Amelanchier:

Amelanchier asiatica / Zaifuriboku

Amelanchier asiatica / Zaifuriboku ザイフリボク

Amelanchier asiatica, a deciduous shrub or tree found on edges of spinneys or woods, with gray-brown barks, grow to 5-10m in height. Leaves are alternate, with oblong blades of 4-9cm long and 2.5-4cm width, tips sharply pointed, bases round or obtuse, and margins are shallowly serrated. Fresh young leaves, the backsides of which have thick pubescent hairs, vanish later except some on midribs. White 5-petaled flowers bloom together on branch tips, approximately 10 in number. Bloom time: April-May.




inserted by FC2 system