- Flower nameQuercus miyagii
- Scientific nameQuercus miyagii
- Aliasヤエヤマガシ, 沖縄裏白樫, 八重山樫, カシギ
- Place of originOkinawa Japan
- Place of floweringOkinawa
- Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March
What is Quercus miyagii
Quercus miyagii , scientific name:Quercus miyagii , is an evergreen broadleaf trees of the quercus genus of the department fagaceae endemic to Okinawa Compact flower inconspicuous Unisexual flowers are catkins is female and male inflorescence flowers after shedding the. The name depends on the white leaves behind. Acorns in the beech family native to Japan with the largest diameter 4 cm. And inhabit the acidic viscous red clay soils in Okinawa Islands,buttress root is 1 m heigh. Wood is hard and dense, termite resistant is used as a building material.
Common name: Quercus miyagii , scientific name:Quercus miyagii, distribution: Okinawa Islands living environment: acidic viscous clay-limestone region of the Living type, evergreen tree, height: 20 m, a front of a leaf: Idark green, a back of a leaf: whitish,leaf shape: lanceolate, long length 15 cm, leaf margin: weak-serrated, wavy leaf margins, leaves: alternate, Monoecious, wind-pollinated, flower shape: catkins (ament, catkin), Male flowers, flowers after shedding, flowering period: January - March, fruit types: nuts, fruiting period: year 10--11 months, Acorn shape: spherical-barrel-shaped, fruit diameter: 4 cm, cupules, shallow Cup type, material: hard dense and termite resistant, use: wood--building materials, Acorn-feeding the pig, buttress root height: 1 m.