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


 Japanese Home

Trachelospermum asiaticum / Teikakazuzura テイカ カズラ

Bloom time: April-June.

Apocynaceae /


Species in the genus Trachelospermum:

Trachelospermum asiaticum / Teikazura


Trachelospermum asiaticum / Teikakazuzura テイカ カズラ

Trachelospermum asiaticum, an evergreen liana, grows in evergreen forests, with branches green at first, then turning a dark purple. Leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis; blades are 5-10cm long, 1-3cm wide, in an oblong shape, leathery, with entire margins and glossy surfaces. Flowers, pale yellow, set themselves many in cymes emerging from branch ends. Corollas are 8-10mm in diameter, in a high-cup shape; tubular portions are slender, the upper parts cut in five. Bloom time: April-June.




inserted by FC2 system