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

 

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Family:
 
Oleaceae /
Mokuseika


 

Species in the genus Ligustrum:


Ligustrum japonicum / Nezumimochi
Ligustrum obtusifolium / Ibotanoki
Ligustrum salicinum / Yanagiibota
Ligustrum tschonoski / Miyamaibota

   

Ligustrum tschonoski / Miyamaibota ミヤマイボタ

 
Ligustrum tschonoski, a deciduous shrub of the height of 1-3m, branches well and has short hairs on new ones. Leaves are opposite; 2-5cm long, 1-2cm wide, oval-like oblong to rhombus-like oval, thin texture, not glossy, with generally thick hairs on lower surfaces, but the quantity is variable, and entire margins. Branch tips emerge racemose-like panicles, and flowers are 0.6-0.7cm long and white; corollas cleft themselves in four. Fruit, 0.7-0.8cm long, spherical, matures in black-purple. Bloom time: June-July.
                     
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #6

 

 

inserted by FC2 system