Berberis japonica

Berberis japonica

  • Berberis japonica
  • Berberis japonica
  • Berberis japonica
  • Berberis japonica
  • Berberis japonica
  • Berberis japonica
  • Flower name
    Berberis japonica
  • Scientific name
    Berberis japonica
  • Aliasトウナンテン, 柊南天, 唐南天
  • Place of originChina, the Himalayas, Taiwan
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Berberis japonica

Berberis japonica or Hiiragi-nanten (scientific name: Berberis japonica) is an evergreen broad leaf shrub of the family Hyeginanthin. The leaves are similar to holly, and the wood figure is similar to Nanten. It is evergreen but autumn leaves with the coldness of winter. Leaves are thick, cortical and glossy, with odd feather-like compound leaves alternately attached, and there are deep saw teeth on the leaf edge. From winter to early spring, I will extend the inflorescences and make yellow small flowers bloom. White powdery ones adhere to the surface of the fruit black ripe in autumn.

Generic name: Berberis japonica or Hiiragi-nanten, Scientific name: Berberis japonica, synonym: Mahonia japonica, Origin: China, Himalaya, Taiwan, height: 1 to 1.5 m, inflorescence form: rhinoceros, flower color: yellow, flowering period: 3 to 4 months, inflorescence length: 10 to 15 cm, fruit length: 0.7 cm, fruit: fruit, fruit color : Blue ripe, use: garden tree, park tree.


  • Eye
    Ranunculales
  • Family
    Berberidaceae
  • Genus
    Berberis
  • Species
    B. japonica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Hedgerow/thallate
  • Leaf type
    Odd pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Spiny
  • Life typean evergreen broad leaf shrub
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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