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

 

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Family:
 
Aquifoliaceae /
Mochinokika


 

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 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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