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

 

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Family:
 
Rosaceae /
Baraka


 

Species in the genus Malus:


Malus sieboldii / Zumi

   

Malus sieboldii / Zumi ズミ

 
Malus sieboldii is a deciduous tree to small tree with gray-brown barks occurring in sunny, somewhat damp locations like forest edges or wetlands in mountainous regions. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, blades being 3-8cm long, 2-4cm wide, in the shape of a long-oblong or oval long-oblong, many of those on long branches cleft in 3-5. Tips pointed, bases circular or cuneate, and margins are biserrate or finely serrate. Branch tips emerge umbels in which set 4-8 two- to four-centimeter white flowers with five obovate-shaped petals with round tips. Peduncles measure 2-3.5mm in length, with vellus hairs. Bloom time: May-June.
               
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #7

 

 

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