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

 

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Family:
 
Magnoriaceae /
Mokurenka


 

Species in the genus Magnolia:


Magnolia obovata / Hounoki
Magnolia praecocissima / Kobushi
Magnolia salicifilia / Tamushiba
Magnolia sieboldii ssp. japonica / Ooyamarenge
   

Magnolia praecocissima / Kobushi コブシ

 
Magnolia praecocissima, a deciduous tree found on hills and mountains, grows more to15m in height, the bark being gray-white and feeling smooth. Leave are of alternate phyllotaxis, 6-15cm in length, 3-6cm in width, in the shape of an obovate, margins entire, tips pointed, bases cuneate, some light green hairs visible on veins on the backsides. Before the leaves develop, 7-10cm across, fragrant, white flowers bloom on branch tops. Bloom time: March-April.
               
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #7

 

 

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