Japanese Umbrella-pine

Sciadopitys verticillata

  • Japanese Umbrella-pine
  • Japanese Umbrella-pine
  • Japanese Umbrella-pine
  • Japanese Umbrella-pine
  • Flower name
    Japanese Umbrella-pine
  • Scientific name
    Sciadopitys verticillata
  • AliasJapanese Umbrella-pine, 高野槙, ホンマキ, koyamaki
  • Place of originJapan and the Korean Peninsula
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Cemetery & Temple
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Japanese Umbrella-pine

Japanese Umbrella-pine (Scientific name: Sciadopitys verticillata) is an evergreen needle-leaved tree of the family Sciadopityaceae, which is a unique species of Japan and the Korean Peninsula. It consists of one genus and one genus per family only. It grows naturally in the mountains of Honshu to Kyushu. Flower blooming in spring, with different sexes.

Common name: Japanese Umbrella-pine , Scientific name: Sciadopitys verticillata, aka: Kouyamaki , Japanese umbrella-pine, height: 15 to 30 m, bark: reddish brown, leaf shape: elongated linear, , Male flower form: head shape, female flower: elliptical shape, inflorescence: single apical, male inflorescence: conical inflorescence, female inflorescence: single plant, flower color: light green, brown, flowering period: March to April.


  • Order
    Sciadopityaceae
  • Family
    Sciadopityaceae
  • Genus
    Sciadopitys
  • Species
    S. verticillata
  • Type of flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen needle-leaved tree
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height2000.0 ~ 3000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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