Vaccinium japonicum

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Basic information

Flower Name
Vaccinium japonicum
Formal Name
Vaccinium japonicum
Alias
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Deciduous shrub

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What is Vaccinium japonicum

Vaccinium japonicum is a deciduous ericaceous shrubs of the Ericaceae family Vaccinium genus native to Japan. It grows wild for a mountainous district forest of Kyushu from Hokkaido. It does a ramification, and the shape of a tree spreads horizontally aside. The bark is green. It is colored dark green, and jaggedness is for the leaf in quality of paper, ovoid, and the leaf grows each other and is accompanied. It lets the downward flower which it takes out long waste flowers from an axil, and does descent bloom one by one in the summer. Floral art is light red, and the tip does 4 incisions with flowering, and a lanceolate bud is rolled up outward. A corolla and the calyx are unified and fall at the time of the fall together. It can be eaten the red small spherical fruit becoming after a flower in autumn.

Common name: Vaccinium japonicum, scientific name:Vaccinium japonicum, Habitat: Hokkaido-Kyushu, forest edge living environment: mountain, living type: deciduous shrubs, Height: 20-100 cm, bark color: green, tree branches and horizontal, the leaf color: dark, solitary, petiole: no, leaf length: 2 to 7 cm, leaf width: 1-3 cm, leaves: alternate, paper, phyllotaxis, leaf shape: oval-is oval-shaped, leaf margin: fine serrated, leaves: Lancet, bisexual flowers, Per: axillary flowers out of long floral with droopy one at a time, to bloom, flower color: pale pink with floral:1~1.5cm Tip: deep red, flower head, caught up on the outside, 1 cm, cracked tip along with the flowering buds, flower diameter:0.5cm, Star: lanceolate-flowering time: June to July, Calyx lobes number: 4, Corolla 4 crack ,: The number of stamens 8: NAMI ending in Septemberto October, fruit color, red, fruit shape: spherical calyx teeth at the tip, edible fruit types: liquid fruit, fruit diameter:0.7-0.8cm, fruit-friendly, use: Garden, medicinal.

Detailed information

Order
Ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Vaccinium
Species
V. japonicum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Low mountainGarden
Color
Pink
Season
JunJul
Height
20 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
0.4 ~ 0.6

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