lex macropoda

Ilex macropoda

  • lex macropoda
  • lex macropoda
  • Flower name
    lex macropoda
  • Scientific name
    Ilex macropoda
  • AliasIlex macropoda, 青肌
  • Place of origin Japan, Korea and China
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is lex macropoda

lex macropoda or Ao hada( scientific name: Ilex macropoda) is a tall tree of the family Aquifoliaceae, native to Japan, Korea and China. It grows naturally in mountainous areas throughout Japan from Hokkaido to Kyushu. The bark is grayish brown, but under the thin bark it is green. It is planted in gardens because of its beautiful shape, yellow leaves in autumn, and lovely red fruits. The shoots are used for boiling and the leaves are used for tea.

Common name: lex macropoda , Scientific name: Ilex macropoda, Other names: Ao hada, Place of origin: Japan, Korean Peninsula, China, Tree Height: 10-15 m, Bark color: grayish brown (green under the thin bark), Leaf diameter: 5-8 mm Leaf diameter: 5-8 cm, dioecious, flowering season: May-June, male flowers: greenish white with many stamens, female flowers: greenish white without stamens, flower diameter: 0.5-0.7 cm, fruit color: green to red, fruit shape: spherical, fruit season: July-September, fruit diameter: 0.7 cm, uses: trees for gardens and symbolic trees, wood for marquetry, shoots for vegetables, leaves for tea, resin for birds The leaves are used for tea, and the resin is used for birds.


  • Eye
    Aquifoliales
  • Family
    Aquifoliaceae
  • Genus
    lex
  • Species
    l. macropoda
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typetall tree
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1000.0 ~ 1500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.7 ~ 0.7 cm

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