Rubus palmatus

Rubus palmatus

  • Rubus palmatus
  • Rubus palmatus
  • Flower name
    Rubus palmatus
  • Scientific name
    Rubus palmatus
  • AliasRubus palmatus, 紅葉苺, キイチゴ, 木苺, 黄苺
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringGarden, Orchard, Field
  • Flowering seasonApril
  • Language of flowersRespect and love

What is Rubus palmatus

Rubus palmatus (scientific name: Rubus palmatus) is a small evergreen vine of the genus Rubus in the family Rosaceae, endemic to Japan. It grows naturally at the edge of sunny forests in Honshu. Japanese name 'Momiji ichigo' comes from its palm-shaped leaves, which resemble autumn leaves. The flowers are white and bloom downward in April. The flowers are followed by yellow edible fruits.

Common name: Momiji strawberry, Scientific name: Rubus palmatus, Life form: evergreen vine, Origin: Japan, Habitat: Honshu, Living environment: sunny forest edge, height: 100-200 cm, leaf shape: ovate, leaf length: 7-15 cm, leaf width: 2.5-4 cm, leaf margin: serrate, inflorescence: alternate, inflorescence shape: acicular, flowering season: April, flower color: white, petals: 5, flower diameter: 3 cm, fruit type: clustered, fruit color (actually sepal color): red Fruit diameter: 1 to 1.5 cm; fruit stage: June-July.


  • Eye
    Rosales
  • Family
    Rosaceae
  • Genus
    Rubus
  • Species
    R. palmatus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Palm shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typesmall evergreen vine
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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