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

 

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Family:
 
Celastraceae
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Species in the genus Celastrus:


Celastrus orbiculatus / Tsuruumemodoki
Celastrus orbiculatus var. stringillosus / Onitsuruumemodoki
   

Celastrus orbiculatus / Tsuruumemodoki ツルウメモドキ

 
Celastrus orbiculatus, a liana, evergreen or deciduous, inhabits forest edges in fields and mountains with gray barks. Current new branches are yellow-green and gradually become red-brown. Leaves are alternate; blades measure 4-10cm long, 2-8cm wide, in an oblong or obovate shape, with shallow serrations on margins. Both sides are hairless. Flowers are dioecious; short cymes appear from axils and set flowers in them - some males and 1-3 females. The flowers are yellow,6-8mm in diameter. Capsules measure 7-8mm in diameter, spherical, mature in yellow in October\December. Bloom time: May-June.
                     
               
                     

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