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


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Diodia virginiana / Merikenmugura メリケンムグラ

Bloom time: May-June

Ebenaceae /


Species in the genus Diopsyros:

Diopsyros kaki / Kaki


Diopsyros kaki / Kaki カキノキ,

Diopsyros kaki, a deciduous tree with gray-brown bark, grows as tall as 10 meters. Leaves are alternate; blades measure 7-15cm long, broadly oblong to oval-like oblong, with tips pointed, margins entire, and short hairs on mid-ribs on upper surfaces and all through the back surfaces. Dioecious: Current year's branch tips set pale yellow flowers in May-June; male flowers, some 5-10mm long, are bell-shaped. Corollas are cleft in four, and the lobes bend backward Sap fruit matures in yellow-red in October-November. Bloom time: May-June.




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