- Flower nameAcanthopanax divaricatus
- Scientific nameDizygotheca elegantissima
- Aliasモミジバアラリア, False aralia, ノコギリヤツデ
- Place of originNew Caledonia to Polynesia
- Place of floweringOrnamental plants
- Flowering season
What is Acanthopanax divaricatus
Acanthopanax divaricatus (scientific name: Dizygotheca elegantissima) is an evergreen small tree from New Caledonia to Polynesia and belonging to the family Araliaceae. It is also called Momijiba Alaria. The large saw-shaped leaves are dark green with a bronze color. Green flowers bloom in autumn, and then black fruits are formed.
One of the fertile varieties is Custer (scientific name: Dizygotheca elegantissima cv. Castor).
Scientific name: Dizygotheca elegantissima, also known as maple aralia (Fall leaves aralia), False aralia, sawtooth lyde, place of origin: New Caledonia-Polynesia, Living type: Evergreen small tree, tree height: 8-15 m, tree width: 2 m, petiole: long, leaf color: dark green to bronze, leaf shape: palm, leaf edge: coarse sawtooth, leaf length: 15-20 cm, leaf quality: light, flower color: light green, flowering period: autumn, fruit color: black, use: houseplant, potted plant,