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Skimmia japonica / Miyamashikimi ミヤマシキミ

Bloom time: April-May

Rutaceae /


Species in the genus Skimmia:

Skimmia japonica / Miyamashikimi
Skimmia japonica var. intermedia f. repens / Tsurushikimi


Skimmia japonica / Miyamashikimi ミヤマシキミ

Skimmia japonica, an evergreen shrub with gray barks found in low mountain forests, grows to 1-1.5m in height. Leaves are alternate; blades are 6-13cm long, 1.5-5cm wide, in an obovate-like long-oblong shape, with sharp tips, bases cuneate, margins entire, surfaces glossy, and transparent pellucid dots on the backsides; petioles somewhat tinge red-purple. Branch tips emerge panicles which set many about 1cm across fragrant white flowers. Petals are 4 in number, 4-5mm long, in the shape of a long-oblong. Bloom time: April-May.




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