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Schizophragma hydrangeoides / Iwagarami イワガラミ

Bloom time: June-July

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Species in the genus Schizophragma:

Schizophragma hydrangeoides / Iwagarami


Schizophragma hydrangeoides / Iwagarami イワガラミ

Schizophragma hydrangeoides, a deciduous liana found on forest edges or gaps in hilly districts, climb other plants to reach 10-20 meters, with aerial roots on trunks and branches. Leaves are opposite, significantly variable in size and color, depending on whereabouts, less than 2cm long and circular to 5-15cm long and oval, with tips pointed, bases circular to cordate, and more than 30 uneven serrations on one side margins. Branch tips emerge 10-8cm-across inflorescences; ornamental flowers, white, surround 3-7 bisexual flowers. The decorative flower's sepals are 3-4 in number, 1.5-3cm long obovate-like circular to broad oval, and the bisexual flower's floral tubes are a.5-2mm long obconical. Bloom time: June-July.




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