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

 

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Species in the genus Euya:


Eurya emarginata / Hamahisakaki
Eurya japonica / Hisakaki




 

   

Eurya emarginata / Hamahisakaki ハマヒサカキ

 
Eurya emarginata, an evergreen shrub or small tree with smooth, light gray-brown barks, inhabits coastal areas, growing to 1-6m in height. Leaves are alternate; side branches, simultaneously distichous, arranged in two vertical columns, blades measure 2-4cm long, 1-1.7cm wide, in the shape of an oblong-ovate, with tips round but somewhat dented, also with bases cuneate, and also with margins shallowly serrated. Flowers are dioecious; light yellow-green, 2-6mm-across bell-shaped flowers set themselves 1-4 in a bundle at axils and bloom facing downward. Sap fruit, spherical, 5mm across, mature black-purple in November-December. Bloom time: November-December.
                     
                 
                     

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