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Maesa japonica / Izusenryou イズセンリョウ

Bloom time: April-May

Myrsinaceae /




Species in the genus Maesa:

Maesa japonica / Izusenryou


Maesa japonica / Izusenryou イズセンリョウ

Maesa japonica is an evergreen shrub 1-1.5m tall found in moist evergreen forests in mountainous regions, with young branches being green and glabrous. Leaves are alternate; blades measure 5-17cm long, 2-5cm wide, oblong-shaped, sharp tips, bases cuneate, indistinct, wavy serrations on margins or none (entire). Leaf surfaces are dark green and glossy with sparse glandular dots, and the back surfaces tinge white with sparsely-set small glandular dots. Veins are 5-8 pairs. Dioecious: Racemes or panicles emerge from axils and put yellow-white flowers; corollas are tubular and about 5mm long. Bloom time: April-May.




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