Flower Database

Ilex Rotunda

Basic information
Flower Name
Ilex Rotunda
Formal Name
Ilex rotunda thunb
Alias
黒鉄の木, Kurogane Holly, Round Leaf Holly, 黒鉄黐
Habitat
China, Japan
Morph
evergreen tree
Comment
Ilex Rotunda is an evergreen tree of the family aquifoliaceae native to Japan and China. Autumn red spherical fruits on the branches weighed down; The bark is white and smooth.Leaves similar to Camellia in, in green, oval-shaped, with palmately lobed leaves the entire leaf margins followed. The flower is named black-purple (color kurogane) petioles and shoots, and in the Aquifoliaceae. Fruit-eating birds to come in their droppings carried away seeds and breeding.  
Common name: Ilex Rotunda, scientific name: Ilex rotunda, aka: Iron wood, Holly Kurogane,kurogane Holly, Round Leaf Holly, origin: China, Japan, height: 10-20 m, the bark color: grey/white, leaf blade: 5 cm, leaf: oval, leaf table colour: dark green, leaves back colors: light green, dioecious, inflorescence: umbel, flower color: pale purple white, Male diameter:0.5 cm, female diameter:0.5 cm, flowering period: May-June fruiting period: October-January, fruit color: red, fruit diameter: spherical, the fruit diameter:0.5~0.6 cm.
Detailed information
Order
Aquifoliales
Family
Aquifoliaceae
Genus
Ilex
Species
I. Rotunda
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
park street, planting Low mountain
Color
Violet, White
Season
May Jun
Height
1000  ~ 2000  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.5