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


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Cinnamomum camphora / Kusunoki クスノキ

Bloom time: May-June

Lauraceae /


Species in the genus Cinnamomum:

Cinnamomum camphora / Kusunoki
Cinnamomum japonicum / Yabunikkei

Cinnamomum camphora / Kusunoki クスノキ

Cinnamomum camphora is an evergreen tree that grows up to more than 20m in height and 2m in diameter. Leaves are alternate; blades are 5-12cm long, 3-6cm wide, oval to oblong, with both ends pointed, somewhat leathery, surfaces are green and glossy, and the backsides tinging gray-white. Sides of new branches emerge panicles in which sparsely set small yellow-green flowers. Bloom time: May-June.




inserted by FC2 system