Himalayan Cedar

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    Himalayan Cedar @ Showa Memorial Park
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    Himalayan Cedar @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Himalayan Cedar @ Koishikawa Botanical Garden
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    Himalayan Cedar @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Himalayan Cedar @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Himalayan Cedar @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Himalayan Cedar @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Himalayan Cedar @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Himalayan Cedar
Formal Name
Cedrus deodara
Alias
Deodar Cedar, Himalayan Cedar
Habitat
Himalayas
Morph
evergreen high-wood conifer

Comment

What is Himalayan Cedar

Himaraya cedar,(scientific name: Cedrus deodara) is an evergreen high-wood conifer of the family Pinaceae, native to the Himalayas. The tree height is 50 m locally, but 20-30 m in Japan. The trunk is upright, and the horizontal branches extend greatly downwards, so the tree shape is conical. The bark is gray, has fine cracks and peels off like a scale. Flowering is from October to November, and the cone is formed in the following year from October to November. The cone is large enough to be seen from a distance. Trees are considered to be the world's three largest landscaping trees, and are used for park trees, garden trees, and roadside trees.

Common name: Cedar (Himaraya cedar), scientific name: Cedrus deodara, aka: Deodar Cedar, origin: Himalaya-Afghanistan living type: Evergreen coniferous tree, Tree shape: Conical shape, Tree height: 20-30 m, Bark: Peeled in fine scales in grayish brown ground Flowering period: October to November, Leaf shape: needle shape, leaf length: 2-7 cm, leaf width: 0.1 cm, hermaphrodite, male flower: conical, male flower length: 3 cm, fruiting period: October to November the following year after flowering, fruit: 10 cm (vertical), 8 cm (horizontal), seed form: pterygium.

Detailed information

Order
Pinales
Family
Pinaceae
Genus
Cedrus
Species
C. deodara
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Catkin
Petal shape
Other
Leaf type
Aciculate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Botanic gardenpark
Color
Brown
Season
OctNov
Height
2000 ~ 3000 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 3

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