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


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Ilex pendunculosa / Soyogo ソヨゴ

Bloom time: June-July

Aquifoliaceae /


Species in the genus Ilex:

Ilex cornuta / Hiiragimochi
Ilex crenata / Inutsuge
Ilex integra / Mochinoki
Ilex latifolia / Tarayou
Ilex leucoclada / Himemochi
Ilex pendunculosa / Soyogo
Ilex rotunda / Kuroganemochi
Ilex serrata / Umemodoki

Ilex pendunculosa / Soyogo ソヨゴ

Ilex pendunculosa, an evergreen shrub or small tree with gray-brown barks, grows in dry forests or forest edges in mountainous regions. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, 4-8cm long, 2-3.5cm wide, in the shape of an ovate-oblong, with margins entire and wavy. Both the upper and backsides are not hairy, and veins are indistinct. Flowers are dioecious: Axils give birth to peduncles with small white flowers. Drupes, spherical, approximately 8mm across, mature in red in October-November. Bloom time: June-July.




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