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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SUMMER

 
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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 / Tsurumas
   

Euonymus sieboldianus / Mayumi マユミ

 
Euonymus sieboldianus, a deciduous small- tree, generally grows up to 3-5m, some reaching 10m tall. With four obtuse ridges, branches are green, but the side getting the sunlight tinge red-purple. Leaves with 5-20mm-long petioles are alternate; blades measure 5-15cm long, 2-8cm wide, long oblong, with fine serrations on margins and no hairs on both surfaces. Current year's branches emerge cymes and set 1-7 small green-white flowers in them. Those flowers are 4-petaled, each 1cm in diameter, with four stamens. Bloom time: May-June.
           
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #4

 

 

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