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

 

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Species in the genus ynus:


Pynus pyrifolia / Yamanashi

 

   

Pynus pyrifolia / Yamanashi ヤマナシ

 
Pynus pyrifolia, a deciduous tree growing to 10-15m in height, occurs in the mountains near human habitations. The phyllotaxis of the leaves are alternate; blades are 6-18cm long, in the shape of an ovate or oblong-ovate, with awn-like sharp serrations on margins, soft down hairs at first, and get lost later. Short branch tips emerge corymbs that set about 5-10 about 3cm-in-diameter white flowers. Fruit (pomes), 2-3cm-in-diameter, spherical, matures in yellow-brown in September-October. Bloom time: April-May.
                     
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #9

 

 

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