Flower Database

Stauntonia obovatifoliola

Basic information
Flower Name
Stauntonia obovatifoliola
Formal Name
Stauntonia obovatifoliola
Alias
郁子, 桑あけび
Habitat
Japan, Taiwan and China
Morph
Woody Evergreen vine
Comment
Stauntonia , scientific name:Stauntonia obovatifoliola , is a woody evergreen vine of the stauntonia genusnative to Japan ,Taiwan and China. Itgrows from Kanto West to Kyushu in Japan. Petiole resident palmately 3-7 leaflets. Small leaves are green and the leaves are thick and shiny in the cortex, leaf edges are smooth. Reticulate-veined leaves behind is clear. Fragrant flowers without petals, male and female students. April-may stretch the racemes, the outer white inner purple sepals with six goes from small flowers. After the flower consists of green fruit. The purple fruit is ripe in the autumn. Similar akebia and the shape of the fruit, but the skin tears. Seeds in the fruit that is sweet, and the spirit of health and longevity. Trees bonsai and shelves, stems and roots and Oriental crude drug "wild Quince". Because the flesh is less closely seeds not commercial value difficult to eat.Satol Emperor presented the fruit is "justifiably" and was told that is the origin of the name.
Common name: Stauntonia, scientific name:Stauntonia obovatifoliola, synonym:Stauntonia hexaphylla, origin: Japan, China, living type: Woody Evergreen vine, vine length, leaf color: green, leaf: 5 cm, flower size (size of sepals), flower color: the outer white inner, purple, flowering: April-May, fruiting period: in October, fruit color: green-purple,Fruit: 5-6 cm in diameter
Detailed information
Order
Ranunculales
Family
Lardizabalaceae
Genus
Stauntonia
Species
S. obovatifoliola
Flower type
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Palmate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
White
Season
Apr May
Height
300  ~ 500  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 3