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




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Species in the genus Corylopsis:

Corylopsis gotoana / Kouyamizuki


Corylopsis gotoana / Kouyamizuki コウヤミズキ

Corylopsis gotoana is a deciduous shrub of 2-5 meters tall, inhabiting rocky grounds in mountainous regions, the tree bark being gray-brown and true of new branches. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, and the blades are in the ovate orbicular or ovate shape, 6-12cm-in-length and 3-9cm in width, the base being heart-shaped and the margins having shallow serrations, the tips are keen. The inflorescence measures 3-4cm in length, in which 4-5 yellow flowers come; each measure approximately 1cm long each, the stamens are approximately as long as the petals, and anthers are dark red. Bloom time: March-April.




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