Thujopsis dolabrata

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    Thujopsis dolabrata @ Nikko Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Thujopsis dolabrata
Formal Name
Thujopsis dolabrata
Alias
Hiba, False arborvitae, Hiba arborvitae, Asunaro
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Evergreen tree

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What is Thujopsis dolabrata

Thujopsis dolabrata or Asunaro (scientific name:Thujopsis dolabrata) is an evergreen tree in the Cupressus family native to Japan. Also called Cypress. Coniferous in scale-like leaves, alternating the opposite. Leaves both sides with tongue-shaped / diamond, round tip and thick scaly leaves are yellowish-green, leaves behind a pale green ground with white stomatal bands table.

Generic name: Thujopsis dolabrata, Scientific name:Thujopsis dolabrata, Other name: Asunaro, False arborvitae, Hiba arborvitae, Origin: Japan, distribution: Hokkaido-Kyushu, environment: mountain, Living type: Evergreen coniferous tree, tree height: 10-15 m, tree diameter: 80-90 cm, the bark color: Red-Brown, Canopy: conical, leaf color: green, white on green ground, leaf length: 1 m, Petiole: opposite, Leaf shape: scaly, leaf height (scale leaf): 2 cm (3 times larger than cypress), dioecious, female flowers: brown, male flowers: light green, flower shape: elliptical, flowering site: one at the tip of a leaf, flowering period: May, fruit: cone, diameter: 1-1.5 cm, fruit color: light brown, fruit shape: globular, mature period: October-November, uses: for lacquerware and bases for wood.

Detailed information

Order
Pinales
Family
Cupressaceae
Genus
Thujopsis
Species
T. dolabrata
Flower type
Other
Flower array
Other
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Ligulate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Low mountain
Color
Green
Season
May
Height
1000 ~ 1500 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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