Hime tsuge

Buxus microphylla var. microphylla

  • Hime tsuge
  • Hime tsuge
  • Flower name
    Hime tsuge
  • Scientific name
    Buxus microphylla var. microphylla
  • Alias姫柘植
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringGarden, Bonsai
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Hime tsuge

Hime tsuge (scientific name: Buxus microphylla var. Microphylla) is an endemic Japanese species, evergreen broad leaf small shrub belonging to the family Buxaceae. It is a dwarf species of Tsuge (Scientific Name: Buxus microphylla var. Japonica), and the branches well branch. It is cultivated artificially, the height is less than 1 m, the leaves are also smaller than the boxer one round. In the spring, I will put inflorescences from my axiles and branches and attach a lot of small flowers. Flower color is pale yellow with no petals. Several male flowers are placed to surround the female flower.

General name: Hime tsuge, scientific name: Buxus microphylla var. Microphylla, aka: Buxus microphylla, habitat distribution: Honshu to Okinawa, tree height: Lifestyle: Evergreen broad leaved shrubs, leaf order: birth, leaf shape: inverted oval to long ellipse, leaf length: 1 to 3 cm, leaf margin: all edges, flowering period: March to April, flower color: light Yellow, number of petals: 0, sexes of different sexes, female flowers (number of pistols: 1, number of calyxes: 6), male flowers (stamens number: 4, erosion: 4), flower diameter: 2-3 mm, fruit type: , Fruit shape: long spherical, fruit season: September to October, uses: hedges, bonsai, garden trees, woodworking products.


  • Order
    Buxales
  • Family
    Buxaceae
  • Genus
    Buxus
  • Species
    B. microphylla var. Microphylla
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Inverted ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen broad leaf small shrub
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.3 cm

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