Ilex crenata

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    Ilex crenata @ Nikko Botanical Garden
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    Ilex crenata @ Nikko Botanical Garden
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    Ilex crenata @ Nikko Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Ilex crenata
Formal Name
Ilex crenata
Alias
Japanese Holly
Habitat
China,Korea ,Taiwan, Sakhalin and Japan
Morph
Evergreen shrub

Comment

Ilex crenata, commonly called Japanese Holly, is an evergreen shrubs of the family Aquifoliaceae native to Korea and Japan of Hokkaido to Kyushu. In dioecism, the leaves grow each other, and there are jaggedness in the leaf edge. It soaks a quiet white floret in early summer. Red fruit becomes after a flower, and black ripens in winter. Because drawinging out so many thin branches out of the ground, it is used for hedges and garden trees.Leaves disorder followed as dioecious without opposite or alternate.
Common name: Ilex crenata, scientific name:Ilex crenata, origin: Korea,and Hokkaido-Kyushu of Japan , environment: mountains around warm temperate zone, trees high: 0.5 to 5m, bark color: grayish-white, dioecious, leaf length: 1-2 cm, leaf width: 0.5-2 cm, leaf arrangement: alternate, flowering :May to June, flower color: white-floral yellow, male female diameter: 0.2cm: 0.5-1.5 cm, fruiting period: October to next January, Fruit diameter: 1 cm, fruit color: black.

Detailed information

Order
Aquifoliales
Family
Aquifoliaceae
Genus
Ilex
Species
I. crenata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Low mountainGardenGraveyard、TempleparkBonsai
Color
Cream, White
Season
MayJun
Height
50 ~ 500 [cm]
Diameter
0.4 ~ 0.6

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