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

 

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Family:
 
Symplocaceae /
Hainokika


 

Species in the genus Symplocos:


Symplocos coreana / Tannasawafutagi
Symplocos kuroki / Kuroki
Symplocos sawafutagi / Sawafutagi



 

   

Symplocos coreana / Tannasawafutagi タンナサワフタギ

 
Symplocos coreana, a deciduous shrub, small- tree or tree with gray-white barks, grows in deciduous forests or edges in mountainous regions. Leaves are alternate; blades are 4-9cm long, 3-5cm wide, in the shape of an obovate, with tips abruptly becoming narrow to points in a tail way, bases broadly cuneate, margins are with sharp and coarse serrations, and with white hairs on the backside veins. Flowers, about 6-7mm across, set themselves in panicles that emerged on the tips of lateral branches. Drupes, 6-7mm long, oval, mature indigo-black in September-October. Bloom time: June.
       
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #11

 

 

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