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

 

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Family:
 
Rosaceae /
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Species in the genus Rhodotypos:


Rhodotypos scandens / Shiroyamabuki

   

Rhodotypos scandens / Shiroyamabuki シロヤマブキ

 
Rhodotypos scandens, a deciduous shrub of 1-2m-in-height, grow in bundles; the leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis, each attaches stems with approximately 2.5mm-long petioles. The simple leaves are in an oval shape, 4-10cm in length, 2-5cm in width, tips pointed, and margins double-serrated. And, veins sinking in are significantly prominent. Single white flowers, 3-4cm in diameter, bloom on the tips of lateral branches; petals, 4 in number, each circular - the lower part is as if cut off. Each flower results in achene with four glossy black seeds. Bloom time: April-May.
           
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #9

 

 

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