Larix kaempferi

Larix kaempferi

  • Larix kaempferi
  • Larix kaempferi
  • Flower name
    Larix kaempferi
  • Scientific name
    Larix kaempferi
  • Alias松, 唐松
  • Place of originThe northern hemisphere
  • Place of floweringGarden, Seashore, Cemetery & Temple, Park, Bonsai, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Larix kaempferi

Larix kaempferi, karamatsu, or the Japanese larch (scientific name: Larix kaempferi) is a deciduous needle-leaved tree of the family Pinaceae. It grows naturally in the mountains of the central Honshu region. The tree is 20-30 m tall with a trunk diameter of 1 m. The crown is broadly conical with horizontal main and side branches, and the bark is dark brown. The bark is dark brown. The leaves are needle-like, light green, 2-5 cm long, yellowish in autumn, and deciduous. It is dioecious. The male flowers are yellow and downward-facing, and the female flowers are light red and upward-facing. 2- to 3.5-cm-long cones are borne in September and October. It is used for parks, bonsai, and conifers, and its wood is used for wooden roads, tunnels, utility poles, and plywood.

Common name: Larix kaempferi, scientific name: Pinus, Larix kaempferi, aka: karamatsu, or the Japanese larch, height: 20-30 m, trunk diameter: 1 m, bark color: dark brown, dioecious, male inflorescence: ball-shaped, inflorescence diameter: 5 Inflorescence form: ball-shaped inflorescence, male inflorescence diameter: 5 cm, male flowers: yellow and downward facing, female flowers: light red and upward facing, wind-pollinated, flowering season: May, fruiting season: September to October, fruit type: spherical, fruit length: 2 to 3.5 cm, uses: park trees, bonsai, conifers, wooden roads, mines, utility poles, plywood.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    L. kaempferi
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Ball-shaped inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    needle shape
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typedeciduous needle-leaved tre
  • Flower colorsRed Yellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorBrown
  • Height50.0 ~ 5000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 5.0 cm

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