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Daphniphyllum macropodum / Yuzuriha ユズリハ

Bloom time: May-June

Daphniphyllaceae /


Species in the genus Daphniphyllum:

Daphniphyllum macropodum / Yuzuriha
Daphniphyllum macropodum var. humile / Ezoyuzuriha

Daphniphyllum macropodum / Yuzuriha ユズリハ

Daphniphyllum macropodum, an evergreen tree, grows to as much as 10m tall and 30 cm in diameter in evergreen broad-leaved forests. Leaves are alternate, gathering together on branch ends. Blades measure 8-20cm long,3-7cm wide, in a long elliptical to lanceolate shape, with tips shortly pointed, bases cuneate, margins entire, lateral veins 10-19 pairs, leathery texture, no hairs, glossy, and back surfaces tinging white. Petioles are 3-6cm long, generally tinging red. Dioecious: Axils on previous year's branches bear 4-12cm-long racemes, male flowers with no petals nor sepals, and 6-12 stamens. The female flower's sepals are small or missing. Bloom time: May-June.




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