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Prunus grayana / Uwamizuzakura ウワミズザクラ

Bloom time: April-May

Rosaceae /


Species in the genus Prunus:

Prunus apetala / Choujizakura
Prunus grayana / Uwamizuzakura
Prunus jamazakura / Yamazakura
Prunus sargentii / Ooyamazakura
Prunus x parviflora cv. Parviflora / Fuyuzakura

Prunus grayana / Uwamizuzakura ウワミズザクラ

Prunus grayana is a deciduous tree growing 15-20cm in height, 50-60cm in diameter, inhabiting sunny ravines or mountain-stream slopes, with barks purplish-brown when young, dark purple-brown in adult, and lenticels long sideways. Leaves are alternate, blades 8-11cm, ovate to ovate-oblong, tips pointed in a tail way, bases obtuse to round, margins sharply serrated. Petioles measure 7-7mm in length. Flowers emerge when the leaves have developed; many white flowers attach densely in 8-15cm long racemose inflorescences. Bloom time: April-May.




inserted by FC2 system