Metasequoia

Metasequoia glyptostroboides

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  • Flower name
    Metasequoia
  • Scientific name
    Metasequoia glyptostroboides
  • Aliasアケボノスギ, 曙杉, Metasequoia
  • Place of originSichuan province, China
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Park, Streets, Planting
  • Flowering seasonFebruary, March

What is Metasequoia

Metasequoia (scientific name:Metasequoia glyptostroboides) is a deciduous coniferous tree of taxodiaceae is known as a "living fossil" plant native to China. Believed extinct, but was found in Sichuan and Hubei ministries in 1946. Tree name because as Miki, Ph.d. studying plant fossils in the clay layer a new genus was named in 1941. Took over 100 seedlings from China, Hokkaido-was distributed nationally in Kyushu, Japan. Likes damp places, beautiful cone-shaped tree bark is reddish-brown, RIP enters the tall. Top has sour green, underside light green leaves, 2 column horizontal feather vs. the. Spring before leaves egg-shaped Tan male is multiple in long racemes, with the drooping. Female in green branches with one at a time. Open a cone-shaped fruits (fruit scales) and ripe cones with finish blooming flowers in the winter from the fall, winged seeds are dropped to the ground, but the fruit remains branch afterwards. The tawny leaves leaves, falling along with the then weak side branches. As a living fossil is school and Park tree planting, trees planted from rare and beautiful tree that grows quickly.As the wood is soft, so availability is limited. 

Common name: Metasequoia, Scientific name:Metasequoia glyptostroboides, aka: Akebono Cedar, Origin: Sichuan province, China, Distribution: China, Hokkaido-was distributed nationally in Kyushu, Japan. Damp location, Height: 20-35m, tree diameter:1.5m ,tree: cone-shaped, leaf arrangement: 2 column horizontal feather , the leaf color: green, small leaf shape: linear, small leaf Director: 2-3 cm, leaf width:0.1cm, male and female: strains, flower color: Tan (male flowers in racemes), green (pistillate inflorescences), petal count: 0, flower diameter: 5-10 cm (male and female as well), male star: oval, flower diameter:0.5cm(male), flowering time: February-March, fruit shape: oval a cone-shaped cones, fruit diameter:1.5cm, fruit color: Brown, fruiting period: October-11- Seed size: 0.2-0.3 cm, street trees, Park trees, school, seed color: pale yellow


  • Eye
    Pinales
  • Family
    Cupressaceae
  • Genus
    Metasequoia
  • Species
    M. glyptostroboides
  • Type of flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Feather shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeDeciduous coniferous tree
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height2000.0 ~ 3500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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