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Elaeagnus multiflora / Natsugumi ナツグミ

Bloom time: April-May

Elaeaganaceae /


Species in the genus Elaeagnus:

Elaeagnus glabra / Tsurugumi
Elaeagnus macrophylla / Oobagumi (Marubagumi)
Elaeagnus multiflora / Natsugumi
Elaeagnus pungens / Nawashirogumi
Elaeagnus umbellata./ Akigumi
Elaeagnus umbellata var. corean / Karaakigumi
Elaeagnus umbellata var. rotundifolia / Marubaakigumi

Elaeagnus multiflora / Natsugumi ナツグミ

Elaeagnus multiflora, a deciduous shrub, occasionally being a tree, that grows to 2-4m in height, inhabits roadsides, spinneys, or wastelands in coastal to hilly districts. Leaves are alternate; blades measuring 3-9cm long, 2-5cm wide, broad-oblong to -oval, with silver squamous hairs on surfaces, and backsides also have dense silver squamous hairs mingling in them with some red-brown squamous hairs. Leaf axils hang 1-3 light-yellow flowers down; calyx tubes are cylindrical, about 8mm long. Sepals are 4 in number, broad, oval, and significantly extensive. Pseudocarps are 1.2-1.7cm in length, broad-oval, and mature red in May-July. Bloom time: April-May.




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