Flower Database

Hime tsuge

Basic information
Flower Name
Hime tsuge
Formal Name
Buxus microphylla var. microphylla
Alias
姫柘植
Habitat
Japan
Morph
evergreen broad leaf small shrub
Comment
Hime tsuge (scientific name: Buxus microphylla var. Microphylla) is an endemic Japanese species, evergreen broad leaf small shrub belonging to the family Buxaceae. It is a dwarf species of Tsuge (Scientific Name: Buxus microphylla var. Japonica), and the branches well branch. It is cultivated artificially, the height is less than 1 m, the leaves are also smaller than the boxer one round. In the spring, I will put inflorescences from my axiles and branches and attach a lot of small flowers. Flower color is pale yellow with no petals. Several male flowers are placed to surround the female flower.
General name: Hime tsuge, scientific name: Buxus microphylla var. Microphylla, aka: Buxus microphylla, habitat distribution: Honshu to Okinawa, tree height: Lifestyle: Evergreen broad leaved shrubs, leaf order: birth, leaf shape: inverted oval to long ellipse, leaf length: 1 to 3 cm, leaf margin: all edges, flowering period: March to April, flower color: light Yellow, number of petals: 0, sexes of different sexes, female flowers (number of pistols: 1, number of calyxes: 6), male flowers (stamens number: 4, erosion: 4), flower diameter: 2-3 mm, fruit type: , Fruit shape: long spherical, fruit season: September to October, uses: hedges, bonsai, garden trees, woodworking products.
Detailed information
Order
Buxales
Family
Buxaceae
Genus
Buxus
Species
B. microphylla var. Microphylla
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Obovate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden Bonsai
Color
Cream
Season
Mar Apr
Height
50  ~ 50  [cm]
Diameter
0.2  ~ 0.3