Tilia japonica

Tilia japonica

  • Tilia japonica
  • Tilia japonica
  • Tilia japonica
  • Tilia japonica
  • Tilia japonica
  • Tilia japonica
  • Tilia japonica
  • Tilia japonica
  • Flower name
    Tilia japonica
  • Scientific name
    Tilia japonica
  • AliasJapanese lime, 科の木, ライムツリー, lime tree
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonJune, July

What is Tilia japonica

Tilia japonica, the Japanese lime、Japanese linden, or linden tree (fscientific name: Tilia japonica) is an endemic Japanese tree, a deciduous tree of the family Malvales. The leaves are green in spring but yellow in autumn. The leaf shape is a heart shape with the tip extending in a tail shape, and the base has a heart shape. It is a relative of the {{linden tree}}. In early summer, it extends the inflorescences and makes many florets with cream and lemon scents bloom.

Common name: Tilia japonica,, scientific name: Tilia japonica, aka: Japanese lime、Japanese linden, or linden tree, Origin: Japan, Habitat distribution: Japan from Hokkaido to Kyushu, Environment: Mountains, Tree height: 10-20 m, Bark: Dark brown, Leaf color: Green → Red, Leaf shape: Heart shape, Leaf length: 5-10 cm, Leaf Width: 5-6 cm, Inflorescence: Mutual, Leaf rim: Sawtooth, Inflorescence shape: Concentrated inflorescence, Flower diameter: cm, Flower color: Light yellow, Flowering period: June to July, Fruit type: Fruit, fruit shape: Spherical shape, fruit diameter: 0.5-0.7 cm, fruiting period: October, use: bark as rope material, wood as instrument material, remarks: nectar plant.


  • Eye
    Malvales
  • Family
    Malvales
  • Genus
    Tilia
  • Species
    T. japonica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typedeciduous tree
  • Flower colorscream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1000.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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