Acanthopanax divaricatus

Acanthopanax divaricatus

  • Acanthopanax divaricatus
  • Acanthopanax divaricatus
  • Flower name
    Acanthopanax divaricatus
  • Scientific name
    Acanthopanax divaricatus
  • Alias毛山五加木, オニウコギ
  • Place of originJapan and China
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October

What is Acanthopanax divaricatus

Acanthopanax divaricatus or KeYamaukogi , (scientific name: Acanthopanax divaricatus), is a deciduous shrub belonging to the family Araliaceae, native to Japan and China. In Japan, it grows naturally in the mountains of from Hokkaido to Kyushu. The bark is grayish brown and has thorns. Gray-brown curly hair grows densely on the back of the leaf. White flowers bloom in a spherical shape from late summer to early autumn. After the flower, a fruit like a black Braggart leaf fan or Yatsude in Japanese , scientific name:Fatsia japonica, is formed.

Common name: Acanthopanax divaricatus, Scientific name: Eleutherococcus divaricatus, Tree height: 1-3 m, Branch color: Grayish brown, 4 leaves Quality: Thick, Leaf shape: Palm-shaped double leaf, Leaflet: 5 leaves, Leaf edge: Double sawtooth, Inflorescence: Inflorescence, Inflorescence shape: Spiral inflorescence, Petal number: 5, Flower diameter: 2 cm, Flower color: White, Flowering Period: August-October, Fruit shape: Spherical shape, Fruit color: Black ripening, Fruit period: October-November.


  • Eye
    Apiales
  • Family
    Araliaceae
  • Genus
    Acanthopanax
  • Species
    A. divaricatus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    palisade compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Heavy Serration
  • Life typeevergreen tall tree
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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