Flower Database

Japanese beautyberry

Basic information
Flower Name
Japanese beautyberry
Formal Name
Callicarpa japonica
Alias
Japanese beautyberry, 紫式部
Habitat
Japan, Korea, China
Morph
Deciduous shrub
Comment
Callicarpa japonica (Murasaki Shikibu, scientific name:Callicarpa japonica) in Japan, the Korean peninsula and Taiwan origin, vervain, Department of callicarpa japonica species deciduous shrub. Japan is Hokkaido-Kyushu, Okinawa in flowering. Summer, give the pale purple flowers in cymes. Petals is 4 fracture at the tip and the open flat. Similar to the Department of congeneric Freyer's Purple Emperor (small violet scientific name:Callicarpa dichotoma).
Differs from beautyberry with Freyer's Purple Emperor as follows. -Difference between the Freyer's Purple Emperor and mulberries ◆ height: beautyberry (C. japonica) of higher (3-4 m), Freyer's Purple Emperor (C.
 dichotoma) of the lower (2-3 m) is. • 枝垂re: beautyberry (C. japonica) is 枝垂remasenn, but Freyer's Purple Emperor (C.
 dichotoma) is 枝垂remasu. ◆ fruit of: beautyberry (C. japonica) is preceded by a relatively sparse, but Freyer's Purple Emperor (C.
 dichotoma) is preceded by the fruit. ◆ position with leaf and floral patterns: beautyberry (C. japonica) is from now on (close to) and today is Freyer's Purple Emperor (C.
 dichotoma) is a little bit away, leaving. ♦ serrated leaves: beautyberry (C. japonica) are all leaves, but Freyer's Purple Emperor (C.
 dichotoma) is over half do not. • Habitat: beautyberry (C. japonica) is native to the forests of the wild, Freyer's Purple Emperor (C.
dichotoma), has been planted in the garden of a House. Generic name: callicarpa japonica (Murasaki Shikibu), scientific name:Callicarpa japonica, aka Nichido beautyberry, category: Plantae Angiosperm true dicots eyes vervain, Department of callicarpa japonica genus, distribution: Japan, Korea, China, height: 3-4 m, Bark color: grayish-brown, branch: grayish-brown, phyllotaxis: opposite, leaf: narrow-obovate-oblong, leaf margin: sawtooth stock, leaf color: yellow-green, leaves thin, glossy, no place out of flower size:0.3-0.5cm, flower color: light purple, flowers: cymes, flowers: axil, stamens number 4, pistil number 1, flowering: June-August, fruit: drupe,
Fruit diameter: 0.3, fruit shape: spherical, fruiting period: September-December, fruit color: purple / white
Detailed information
Order
Lamiales
Family
Verbenaceae
Genus
Callicarpa
Species
C. japonica
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Low mountain
Color
Violet
Season
Jun Jul Aug
Height
300  ~ 400  [cm]
Diameter
0.3  ~ 0.5