Dwarf Japanese yew
- Flower nameDwarf Japanese yew
- Scientific nameTaxus cuspidata var. nana
- Alias伽羅木, Dwarf Japanese yew, Kyaraboku
- Place of originJapan and the Korean peninsula
- Place of floweringHigh mountain, Sub-alpine
- Flowering seasonMarch, April, May
What is Dwarf Japanese yew
Dwarf Japanese yew (scientific name:Taxus cuspidata var. nana) is a variant of evergreen shrubs 'Ichii' in the family Taxaceae inconspicuous flowers of flesh-colored blooms in spring. It is the dioecious Gymnosperms and make sthe branches spread. No spiral-shaped with serrated leaves, spiral-shaped with needle shaped with branches of facial. In the gardens it is planted. The origin of the name depends on the material is similar to the trees of the genus Daphne of aquilaria agallocha "Kyarabuki". Whereas the difference between Taxus and Dwarf Japanese yew, leaf taxa of large leaves of Taxus branches horizontally 2 line, with random, spiral-shaped leaves of Taxus.
Common name:Ilex crenata, Scientific name: Taxus cuspidata var. Nana,aka Dwarf Japanese yew, habitat distribution: many on the Sea of Japan side Snowy area, environment: sub-alpine to alpine, tree height: 50 to 200 cm, tree shape: standing up diagonally, branching from the root and spreading wide, leaf length: 2 to 5 cm, leaf width: 0.2 to 1 cm, Leaf edge: Whole edge, Leaf shape: Needle shape, Inflorescence: Spiral spiral, Hermaphrodite, Male flower: Spherical, light yellowish brown with a diameter of 0.5 cm, Female flower: Elongated pale greenish brown with a diameter of 0.3 cm, Flowering period: March-May, Harvest season: September-October, Temporary seed color (like fruit): Red, Fruit diameter: 0.7 cm, Food availability: Temporary seed coat is acceptable, seed is not acceptable (poisonous) , Use: Garden trees, fences.