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

 

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Family:
 
Moraceae /
Kuwaka


 

Species in the genus Morus:


Morus bombycis / Yamaguwa
Morus cathayana / Keguwa
 

   

Morus bombycis / Yamaguwa ヤマグワ

 
Morus bombycis, a deciduous shrub or tree with brown barks, growing to 3-15m in height, inhabits mainly hills to low mountains. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, 6-14cm long and 4-11cm wide, in oval-like broad, oblong shape with or without notches, with tips pointed long like a tail and bases truncate shallowly heart-shaped. Serrations are somewhat coarse, with tips indicated, and surfaces feel gritty, with sparse short hairs on veins. This species is dioecious and occasionally monoecious. Bloom time: April-May.
     
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #7

 

 

inserted by FC2 system