- Flower nameRacan Maki
- Scientific namePodocarpus macrophyllus var. maki
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringGarden
- Flowering seasonMay, June
What is Racan Maki
Lakan maki (scientific name: Podocarpus macrophyllus var. Maki) is an evergreen coniferous tree in the family Podocarpaceae native to Japan. It is a varieties of dogwood（P. macrophyllus）, smaller than dogwood, and has more leaves. It is dioecious and blooms in early summer. Female flowers grow singly on the axils of the previous year's branches, and male flowers bunch two or three columnar spikes on the axils.
Generic name: Rakanmaki, Scientific name: Podocarpus macrophyllus var. Maki, Place of Origin: Japan, Habitat Distribution: Kanto, Kyushu, Okinawa in Japan, Tree height: 20 m, Leaf blade: 8 cm, Leaf shape: Linear lanceolate, Leaf edge: Whole edge, Dioecious, Male flower color: Yellow, Male flower Inflorescence: spike, male flower: columnar, flower diameter: 0.2 to 0.5 cm, flowering period: May to June, use: garden trees, hedges, windbreaks.