Dwarf Japanese yew
Flower NameDwarf Japanese yew
Formal NameTaxus cuspidata var. nana
Alias伽羅木, Dwarf Japanese yew, Kyaraboku
HabitatJapan and the Korean peninsula
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.
SpeciesT. cuspidata var. nana
Petal shapeno petal
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering placeAlpine Sub-high mountain
SeasonMar Apr May
Height50 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter0.3 ~ 0.5