Nandina

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    Nandina @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Nandina @ Kiba Park
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    Nandina @ Zoorasia(Yokohama,Japan)
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    Nandina @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Nandina
Formal Name
Nandina domestica
Alias
heavenly bamboo, Nandina
Habitat
China and Japan
Morph
Evergreen shrub

Comment

What is Nandina

Nandina or Nanten, (scientific name: Nandina domestica), is an evergreen shrub of the Nandina genus, in the family Berberidaceae, native to China and Japan. The early summer on panicles bloom plenty of white rice-like florets. Small leaf is shiny hard a flax at the top of the branches. Because of winter red spherical fruits are beautiful and ornamental. Also, red berries and green leaves contrast is beautiful, so used as 'Osechi ryori' (New Year dishes, they are Japanese traditional foods to eat for New Year holidays) 2 colors. In the traditional Chinese medicine ingredients for cough medicine. Yellow fruit varieties is known as 'Kinanten'. Nandina is similar called 'Yamananten' , also known as "Nanakamado" flowers and fruits, nandina is small staff has.

Common name: Nandina , scientific name: Nandina domestica, also known as Nanten, Heavenly bamboo, origin: China and Japan, height: 100-200 cm, small leaf length of leaf color: green, palmately compound leaves: 3-8 cm, flowering time: from May to July,Flower color: white, flower diameter: 0.5-0.6 cm, inflorescence shape: panicles and fruit color: red, orange, huang (Huang australis), fruit diameter: 0.6 - 0.7 cm, ornamental fruit season: from November to December

Detailed information

Order
Ranunculales
Family
Berberidaceae
Genus
Nandina
Species
N. domestica
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
Galea
Leaf type
Tripinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GardenCt flower・Flower arrangement
Color
White
Season
MayJunJul
Height
100 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 0.6

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