Salix nakamurana

Salix nakamurana

  • Salix nakamurana
  • Salix nakamurana
  • Flower name
    Salix nakamurana
  • Scientific name
    Salix nakamurana
  • Alias
  • Place of originendemic to Japan
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Hokkaido
  • Flowering seasonJuly

What is Salix nakamurana

Salix nakamurana or Ezono takaneyanagi (Scientific name: Salix nakamurana) is a deciduous creeping shrub in the willow family Salicaceae, which is endemic to Japan. It grows wild on Rishiri Island in Hokkaido and in the alpine gravels of Mt. Daisetsu. Dioecious. At the time of new leaves, long hairs grow densely on both sides of the plant's leaves.

Scientific name: Salix nakamurana or Salix nakamurana subsp. yezoalpina), also known as: Marubayanagi, Living type: Alpine deciduous creeping shrub, Plant height: 20-50 cm, Leaf shape: Oval to circular, Petiole: Reciprocal, Bracts: Inverted, Inflorescence: Caudal inflorescence, Inflorescence length: 3-5 cm, Flowering period: July, anthers color: red, Note: Japanese Ministry of the Environment Category Endangered IB (EN).


  • Eye
    Malpighiales
  • Family
    Salicaceae
  • Genus
    Salix
  • Species
    S.nakamurana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Caudal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Round
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typedeciduous creeping shrub
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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