Flower Database

Japanese Flowering Dogwood

Basic information
Flower Name
Japanese Flowering Dogwood
Formal Name
Benthamidia japonica
Alias
Japanese Flowering Dogwood, Flowering Dogwood, Kousa Dogwood Japanese , 山法師, Benthamidia japonica
Habitat
Japan and the Korean peninsula
Morph
Deciduous arborescence
Comment
Cornus kousa (Yamaboushi, Scientific name: Cornus kousa) is native to Japan, and it is a deciduous subtropical tree of the family Cornaceae. During the rainy season to early summer, flowers like small {{dogwood}} (actually 4 total bract fragments) are made to bloom. The true flower is a round flower stalk in the center (one gathered with a large number of light yellow florets globally). Fruits that ripe in the autumn can be eaten.
Common name: Cornus kousa, aka: Yamaboushi, Japanese Flowering Dogwood, Place of origin: Japan, Korean Peninsula, Plant height: 500 to 1000 cm, leaf shape: egg shape, leaf order: opposite, leaves margin: wavy, flower color (unobtrusive part of center): light yellow, total bract color (part like flower): white, total Fruit type: fruit type: fruit type, fruit type: September, fruit color: red, fruit shape: spherical shape, fruit shape: Fruit diameter: 2 to 3 cm, food availability: number of seeds: 1 to 4, use: street trees, park trees, garden trees, equipment materials, fruits.
Detailed information
Order
Cornales
Family
Cornaceae
Genus
Cornus
Species
C. kousa
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Double Cymes
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
Low mountain
Color
White
Season
May Jun
Height
500  ~ 1000  [cm]
Diameter
5  ~ 10