Japanese beautyberry

Callicarpa japonica

  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Japanese beautyberry
  • Flower name
    Japanese beautyberry
  • Scientific name
    Callicarpa japonica
  • AliasJapanese beautyberry, 紫式部
  • Place of originJapan, Korea, China
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Japanese beautyberry

Callicarpa japonica (Murasaki Shikibu, scientific name:Callicarpa japonica) in Japan, the Korean peninsula and Taiwan origin, vervain, Department of callicarpa japonica species deciduous shrub. Japan is Hokkaido-Kyushu, Okinawa in flowering. Summer, give the pale purple flowers in cymes. Petals is 4 fracture at the tip and the open flat. Similar to the Department of congeneric Freyer's Purple Emperor (small violet scientific name:Callicarpa dichotoma).

Differs from beautyberry with Freyer's Purple Emperor as follows. -Difference between the Freyer's Purple Emperor and mulberries ◆ height: beautyberry (C. japonica) of higher (3-4 m), Freyer's Purple Emperor (C.
 dichotoma) of the lower (2-3 m) is. • 枝垂re: beautyberry (C. japonica) is 枝垂remasenn, but Freyer's Purple Emperor (C.
 dichotoma) is 枝垂remasu. ◆ fruit of: beautyberry (C. japonica) is preceded by a relatively sparse, but Freyer's Purple Emperor (C.
 dichotoma) is preceded by the fruit. ◆ position with leaf and floral patterns: beautyberry (C. japonica) is from now on (close to) and today is Freyer's Purple Emperor (C.
 dichotoma) is a little bit away, leaving. ♦ serrated leaves: beautyberry (C. japonica) are all leaves, but Freyer's Purple Emperor (C.
 dichotoma) is over half do not. • Habitat: beautyberry (C. japonica) is native to the forests of the wild, Freyer's Purple Emperor (C.

dichotoma), has been planted in the garden of a House. Generic name: callicarpa japonica (Murasaki Shikibu), scientific name:Callicarpa japonica, aka Nichido beautyberry, category: Plantae Angiosperm true dicots eyes vervain, Department of callicarpa japonica genus, distribution: Japan, Korea, China, height: 3-4 m, Bark color: grayish-brown, branch: grayish-brown, phyllotaxis: opposite, leaf: narrow-obovate-oblong, leaf margin: sawtooth stock, leaf color: yellow-green, leaves thin, glossy, no place out of flower size:0.3-0.5cm, flower color: light purple, flowers: cymes, flowers: axil, stamens number 4, pistil number 1, flowering: June-August, fruit: drupe,
Fruit diameter: 0.3, fruit shape: spherical, fruiting period: September-December, fruit color: purple / white


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Verbenaceae
  • Genus
    Callicarpa
  • Species
    C. japonica
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeDeciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height300.0 ~ 400.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.5 cm

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