Racan Maki

Podocarpus macrophyllus var. maki

  • Racan Maki
  • Racan Maki
  • Racan Maki
  • Racan Maki
  • Racan Maki
  • Racan Maki
  • Flower name
    Racan Maki
  • Scientific name
    Podocarpus macrophyllus var. maki
  • Alias羅漢槙
  • 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.


  • Order
    Pinales
  • Family
    Podocarpaceae
  • Genus
    Podocarpus
  • Species
    P. macrophyllus var. Maki
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Other
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen coniferous tree
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height2000.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.5 cm

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