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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SPRING

 
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Family:
 
Celastraceae /
Nishikigika


 

Species in the genus Euonymus:


Euonymus alatus f. striatus / Komayumi
Euonymus chibae / Bizenmayumi
Euonymus japonicus / Masaki
Euonymus lanceolatus / Murasakimayumi
Euonymus oxyphyllus / Tsuribana
Euonymus oxyphyllus./ Tsuribana-fruit
Euonymus sieboldianus / Mayumi
Euonymus fortunei / Tsurumasaki
 
   

Euonymus oxyphyllus / Tsuribana ツリバナ

 
Euonymus oxyphyllus, a deciduous shrub growing to 1-4m in height, inhabits forests in hilly to mountainous regions, with barks gray and smooth. Leaves are in the alternate arrangement; blades measure 3-10cm long, 2-5cm wide, oval or long-oblong, with fine, obtuse serrations on margins. Both surfaces are with no hairs. Petioles measure 3-10mm long. Cymes come out of axils and hang down, which set 3-30 green-white or light purple flowers; the flowers measure as large as 8mm in diameter, and highly developed are disks are in the centers of the flowers. Sepals, petals, and stamens are 5, respectively, and stamens 1. Capsules, about 1cm-across, spherical, mature in red in September-October. Bloom time: May-June.
 
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #5

 

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