Wilkstroemia uva-ursi

Wilkstroemia uva-ursi

  • Wilkstroemia uva-ursi
  • Wilkstroemia uva-ursi
  • Wilkstroemia uva-ursi
  • Wilkstroemia uva-ursi
  • Flower name
    Wilkstroemia uva-ursi
  • Scientific name
    Wilkstroemia uva-ursi
  • Aliasヒルサイド・フォルス・オエロ, hillside false ohelo, Wilkstroemia uva-ursi, Akia, アキア
  • Place of originendemic to Hawaii
  • Place of floweringOverseas
  • Flowering season

What is Wilkstroemia uva-ursi

Wilkstroemia uva-ursi (scientific name: Wikstroemia uva-ursi) is an evergreen shrub endemic to Hawaii (Kauai, Molokai, Oahu, Maui, etc.). It is also called Akia or hillside false ohelo. The leaves are broad and yellow-green in color. It produces yellow flowers and yellow- to red-colored berries. The bark and fruit are toxic and can cause contact dermatitis.

Common name: Wilkstroemia uva-ursi, scientific name: Daphne odora f. rosacea, also known as Akia, hillside false ohelo, origin: Hawaii (Kauai, Molokai, Oahu, Maui, etc.), plant height: 90-120 cm, leaf shape: oval, flower color: yellow, fruit diameter: 1.2-2.5 cm, fruit color: yellow to orange to red, fruit type: liquid fruit.


  • Order
    Malvales
  • Family
    Thymelaeaceae
  • Genus
    Wikstroemia
  • Species
    W. uva-ursi
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen Yellow
  • Height90.0 ~ 120.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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