- Flower nameGaultheria adenothrix
- Scientific nameGaultheria adenothrix
- Aliasイワナゼ, 赤物
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringLow mountains
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July
What is Gaultheria adenothrix
Gaultheria adenothrix is originally from Japan and is the evergreen undershrub of the Ericaceae family Gaultheria genus. It lengthens raceme earlier than a leaf and drow out florets of bell-shaped white or pink like a lily of the valley to the calyx of red in the summer. It is shallow, and the corolla tip is split in five. Glandular hair of red crowds and grows to a calyx and the branch. The leaf appearing after a flower grows each other in small ovoid with cortex and is accompanied. There is jaggedness in the leaf edge, and long hair grows on the tip. The calyx growing up after a flower wraps fruit and becomes the red accessory fruit in autumn. It can be eaten this small accessory fruit indulgently.
Common name: Gaultheria adenothrix, scientific name:Gaultheria adenothrix, Habitat: Hokkaido-Sun of Japan in Honshu, Shikoku and living environments: mountains, living type: Evergreen small trees, height: 10 to 30 cm, the calyx and branches: the bright red in glandular hairs of the leaves: thick, firm shiny are cortical, leaf length: 1-3 cm, with leaf color: green, leaf shape: oval leaf arrangement: alternate, leaf edges: sharp serrated + long hair to be on edge, flowers: racemes, Flowering: May-July, flower color: white-in pale peach in vertical red line went down, flower diameter:0.5~0.8cm, a flower: bell-shaped Tip 5: whether or not lobed, Calyx color: red, fruit type: fake fruit, fruit color: red, edible.