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

 

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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 japonicum / Hakusanboku ハクサンボク

 
Viburnum japonicum, an evergreen shrub or small tree with gray-brown barks, inhabits coastal areas, branching well to grow thick and reach around 6m in height. Components are green when young but tinge purple later. Leaves are opposite, blades being 5-20cm long, 4-15cm wide, diamond-ovate or diamond-obovate, plus leathery and glossy. On new branch tops, there emerge 6-15cm-across corymbs with many white blossoms with odor. Corollas measure 5-8mm-across, cleft deeply in five, and open flat. Fruit (drupe) measure 7-9mm-long oblong, mature in red in October-December. Bloom time: March-May.
                   
                     
                     
                     

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