Flower Database

Acanthopanax divaricatus

Basic information
Flower Name
Acanthopanax divaricatus
Formal Name
Acanthopanax divaricatus
Alias
毛山五加木
Habitat
Japan and China
Morph
evergreen tall tree
Comment
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.
Detailed information
Order
Apiales
Family
Araliaceae
Genus
Acanthopanax
Species
A. divaricatus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Palmate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Double serrated
Flowering place
Low mountain
Color
White
Season
Aug Sep Oct
Height
100  ~ 300  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 2