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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SPRING

 
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Family:
 
Carprifoliaceae /
Suikazuraka 


 

Species in the genus Viburnum:


Viburnum carlesii  var. bitchiuensis / Choujigamazumi
Viburnum dilatatum / Gamazumi
Viburnum erosum / Kobanogamazumi
Viburnum furcatum / Mushikari
Viburnum japonicum / Hakusanboku
Viburnum odoratissimum var. awabuki / Sangoju
Viburnum phlebotrichum / Otokoyouzome
Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum / Yabudemari
Viburnum sieboldii var. obovatifolium / Hirohagomagi
Viburnum urceolatum / Yamashigure
Viburnum wrightii / Miyamagamazumi
 
   

Viburnum dilatatum / Gamazumi ガマズミ

 
Viburnum dilatatum, a deciduous tree growing to 5m in height, inhabits forests in mountainous regions with grayish-white barks. Leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis, blades measuring 6-14cm in length, 3-13cm in width, in the shape of an obovate, ovate, or circle, with shallow serrations on margins. Petioles, 1-2.5cm in length, are hairy, with no stipules. Branch tops bear 6-10cm-long corymbs in which many white flowers set. Corollas are 5-8mm in diameter, a deep cleft in five, and open flat. Fruit (drupe) is a broad oval, 6-8mm long, mature red in September-November. Bloom time: May-June.
 
                 
                     
                     
                     

SPRING 11

 

 

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