Flower NameAcanthopanax divaricatus
Formal NameAcanthopanax divaricatus
HabitatJapan and China
Morphevergreen tall tree
Acanthopanax divaricatus or KeYamaukogi , (scientific name: Acanthopanax divaricatus), is a deciduous shrub belonging to the family Araliaceae, native to Japan and China. In Japan, it grows naturally in the mountains of from Hokkaido to Kyushu. The bark is grayish brown and has thorns. Gray-brown curly hair grows densely on the back of the leaf. White flowers bloom in a spherical shape from late summer to early autumn. After the flower, a fruit like a black Braggart leaf fan or Yatsude in Japanese , scientific name:Fatsia japonica, is formed.
Common name: Acanthopanax divaricatus, Scientific name: Eleutherococcus divaricatus, Tree height: 1-3 m, Branch color: Grayish brown, 4 leaves Quality: Thick, Leaf shape: Palm-shaped double leaf, Leaflet: 5 leaves, Leaf edge: Double sawtooth, Inflorescence: Inflorescence, Inflorescence shape: Spiral inflorescence, Petal number: 5, Flower diameter: 2 cm, Flower color: White, Flowering Period: August-October, Fruit shape: Spherical shape, Fruit color: Black ripening, Fruit period: October-November.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Leaf typePalmate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edgeDouble serrated
Flowering placeLow mountain
SeasonAug Sep Oct
Height100 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter2 ~ 2