Flower Database

Pieris koidzumiana

Basic information
Flower Name
Pieris koidzumiana
Formal Name
Pieris koidzumiana
Alias
琉球馬酔木, Pieris koidzumiana, 沖縄馬酔木
Habitat
Okinawa
Morph
hardy evergreen shrubs and small trees
Comment
Pieris koidzumiana or called Ryukyu Acebi in Japanese (Scientific name: Pieris koidzumiana) is native to Okinawa and is a cold tolerant evergreen shrub of the Ericaceae family. It is also known as Okinawa Asebi. The leaves are lanceolate and sawtoothed at the edges. In spring, the panicles are extended and many white rose-shaped florets are attached. Compared to acebi, the leaves are shiny and thick, and the florets are thick. Similarly, the sprouts that appear in spring are red and beautiful.
General name:Pieris koidzumiana, Scientific name: Pieris koidzumiana, aka: Ryukyu Acebi, Okinakawa Acebi, Origin: Okinawa, life Type: Cold-resistant evergreen shrub, Tree height: 150 - 300 cm, Bark: grey-brown, leaf length : 5 cm, leaf shape: oblate needle shape, leaf edge: shallow saw blade, inflorescence shape: conical, flower color: white, flower length: 0.7 - 1 cm, Flowering times: March - April, fruiting stage: September - October, Fruit type: Beak, Fruit type: Flat spherical, Fruit diameter: 0.5 to 0.6 cm, Seed type: Long oval.
Detailed information
Order
Ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Pieris
Species
P. koidzumiana
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
Urn
Leaf type
Oblanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Specific area Okinawa cultivated variety Garden Pot flower
Color
White
Season
Mar Apr
Height
159  ~ 300  [cm]
Diameter
0.7  ~ 1