- Flower nameBenisarasa doudan
- Scientific nameEnkianthus campanulatus var. palibinii
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringHigh mountain, Sub-alpine
- Flowering seasonMay, June
What is Benisarasa doudan
Benisarasa doudan, or Enkianthus palibinii (scientific name: Enkianthus campanulatus var. Palibinii) is native to Japan and is a deciduous shrub belonging to the family Ericaceae. It grows naturally in the highlands of the Tohoku and Chubu regions of Honshu. The leaves bunch and attach to the top, extend the inflorescence from the leaf bud, and bloom bell-shaped flowers downward in deep red from May to June. Depending on the environment, the flower color may vary from light red to bright red. Place the fruit upward.
It is a variety of Enkianthus campanulatus(Sarasadoudan, scientific name: Enkianthus campanulatus). Benisarasa doudan, or Enkianthus palibinii(E. campanulatus var. Palibinii) grows at a higher elevation than Sarasadoudan (E. campanulatus).
Common name: Benisara Sadodan, Scientific name: Enkianthus campanulatus var. Palibinii, Tree height: 2-3 m, leaf shape: fallen egg shape, leaf edge: sawtooth, inflorescence: mutual growth, flowering period: May to June, inflorescence: generalized inflorescence, corolla: bell shape, corolla length: 0.5-0.6 cm, corolla Color: Crimson.