Vaccinium yakushimense

Vaccinium yakushimense

  • Vaccinium yakushimense
  • Vaccinium yakushimense
  • Flower name
    Vaccinium yakushimense
  • Scientific name
    Vaccinium yakushimense
  • Alias灰汁柴擬
  • Place of originYakushima Island (Japan)
  • Place of floweringGarden, Low mountains
  • Flowering seasonJune, July

What is Vaccinium yakushimense

Vaccinium yakushimense or the akushibamodoki is a deciduous shrub endemic to Yakushima Island (Japan), belonging to the family Ericaceae. It is a close relative of the blueberry and produces black berries. It grows on cedar-like trees in the mountains of Yakushima. It produces a short raceme of inflorescences from the tips of its branches, which bear one to three small, pale reddish-purple flowers that bloom downward. The corolla is bell-shaped with five shallow lobes at the tip and recurved. It is an endangered species.

Common name: Vaccinium yakushimense or the akushibamodoki , Life form: deciduous shrub, Origin: Yaku Island (Japan), Height: 30-70 cm, Petiole: short, Leaf shape: broad lanceolate, Leaf length: 2-4.5 cm, Leaf width: 0.5 cm Leaf shape: broadly lanceolate, leaf length: 2-4.5 cm, leaf width: 0.7-1.5 cm, leaf texture: papery and soft, leaf margin: finely serrate, inflorescence: alternate, flowering season: May-June, inflorescence shape: raceme, corolla color: pale red-purple, corolla shape: pale red-purple, corolla length: 0.6 cm, number of stamens: 10, fruit type: liquid fruit, fruit shape: ovoid-globose, fruit diameter: 0.6 cm, fruit color Fruit color: purple-black.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeDeciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsRed Purple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorBlack
  • Height20.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.4 ~ 0.6 cm

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