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Elaeagnus umbellata./ Akigumi アキグミ

Bloom time: April-June

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 umbellata./ Akigumi アキグミ

Elaeagnus umbellata is a deciduous shrub found in sunny, gravelly soil areas, such as river beaches, roadsides, etc., growing 2-3m, sometimes to 5m in height. Leaves are oblong or lanceolate, tips dull, bases wedge-shaped, and margins entire. Leaves: scaly hairs drop off on surfaces while in fruit; the backsides look white since the scaly staffs cover them. Flowers, white, appear as pendants from axils and gradually turn yellowish. Fruit, 6-8mm across, ripen red in Sep. to Nov. Bloom time: April-June.



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