Flower Database

Dwarf Japanese yew

Basic information
Flower Name
Dwarf Japanese yew
Formal Name
Taxus cuspidata var. nana
Alias
伽羅木, Dwarf Japanese yew, Kyaraboku
Habitat
Japan and the Korean peninsula
Morph
Evergreen shrub
Comment
Dwarf Japanese yew (scientific name:Taxus cuspidata var. nana) is a variant of evergreen shrubs 'Ichii' in the family Taxaceae inconspicuous flowers of flesh-colored blooms in spring. It is the dioecious Gymnosperms and make sthe branches spread. No spiral-shaped with serrated leaves, spiral-shaped with needle shaped with branches of facial. In the gardens it is planted. The origin of the name depends on the material is similar to the trees of the genus Daphne of aquilaria agallocha "Kyarabuki". Whereas the difference between Taxus and Dwarf Japanese yew, leaf taxa of large leaves of Taxus branches horizontally 2 line, with random, spiral-shaped leaves of Taxus.
Common name:Ilex crenata, Scientific name: Taxus cuspidata var. Nana,aka Dwarf Japanese yew, habitat distribution: many on the Sea of Japan side Snowy area, environment: sub-alpine to alpine, tree height: 50 to 200 cm, tree shape: standing up diagonally, branching from the root and spreading wide, leaf length: 2 to 5 cm, leaf width: 0.2 to 1 cm, Leaf edge: Whole edge, Leaf shape: Needle shape, Inflorescence: Spiral spiral, Hermaphrodite, Male flower: Spherical, light yellowish brown with a diameter of 0.5 cm, Female flower: Elongated pale greenish brown with a diameter of 0.3 cm, Flowering period: March-May, Harvest season: September-October, Temporary seed color (like fruit): Red, Fruit diameter: 0.7 cm, Food availability: Temporary seed coat is acceptable, seed is not acceptable (poisonous) , Use: Garden trees, fences.
Detailed information
Order
Taxales
Family
Taxaceae
Genus
Taxus
Species
T. cuspidata var. nana
Flower type
Other
Flower array
Other
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Aciculate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Alpine Sub-high mountain
Color
Orange
Season
Mar Apr May
Height
50  ~ 200  [cm]
Diameter
0.3  ~ 0.5