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

 

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The other species in the genus Zanthoxylum:


Zanthoxylum piperitum / Sanshou
Zanthoxylum schinifolium (fruit) / Inuzanshou
 

   

Zanthoxylum schinifolium (fruit) / Inuzanshou イヌザンショウ

 
Zanthoxylum schinifolium is a deciduous shrub,1.5-3m in height, with gray-green barks, that occurs in wastelands, dry riverbeds, forest edges, or roadsides. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, of an imparipinnate compound leaf, 7-20cm long, with narrow wings on leaflets' common stalks. The brochures are 6-11 paired, 1.5-5cm long, 6-15cm wide, in the shape of broad lanceolate or oblong, with tips tapering to points, bases cuneate, and delicate, obtuse serrations on margins. Corymbs appear on branch tips and densely set many yellow-green flowers in them. Fruit parts in three, 4-5mm long, spherical, and mature brown in September-October. Bloom time: July-August.
               
                     
                     
                     

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