- Flower nameThujopsis dolabrata
- Scientific nameThujopsis dolabrata
- Aliasヒバ, Hiba, False arborvitae, Hiba arborvitae, Asunaro, 翌檜, 檜葉
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringLow mountains
- Flowering seasonMay
What is Thujopsis dolabrata
Thujopsis dolabrata or Asunaro (scientific name:Thujopsis dolabrata) is an evergreen tree in the Cupressus family native to Japan. Also called Cypress. Coniferous in scale-like leaves, alternating the opposite. Leaves both sides with tongue-shaped / diamond, round tip and thick scaly leaves are yellowish-green, leaves behind a pale green ground with white stomatal bands table.
Generic name: Thujopsis dolabrata, Scientific name:Thujopsis dolabrata, Other name: Asunaro, False arborvitae, Hiba arborvitae, Origin: Japan, distribution: Hokkaido-Kyushu, environment: mountain, Living type: Evergreen coniferous tree, tree height: 10-15 m, tree diameter: 80-90 cm, the bark color: Red-Brown, Canopy: conical, leaf color: green, white on green ground, leaf length: 1 m, Petiole: opposite, Leaf shape: scaly, leaf height (scale leaf): 2 cm (3 times larger than cypress), dioecious, female flowers: brown, male flowers: light green, flower shape: elliptical, flowering site: one at the tip of a leaf, flowering period: May, fruit: cone, diameter: 1-1.5 cm, fruit color: light brown, fruit shape: globular, mature period: October-November, uses: for lacquerware and bases for wood.