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Thujopsis dolabrata (L. f.) Siebold et Zucc.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Thujopsis Sieb. et Zucc. (アスナロ)
Asunaro/Hiba (アスナロ, 翌檜/ヒバ, 比婆, s.l.), Aomori cypress
Lifeform: evergreen coniferous tree
Distribution: endemic to Japan (Honshu - Shikoku - Kyushu)
Habitat: mesic mountainous forests (shade-tolerant)

flora on Mount Usu

Fruit: cone, produced in and around October
var. hondae Makino
Hiba/Hinoki-asunaro (ヒバ s.s., 比婆/ヒノキアスナロ, 檜翌檜)
Distribution: Japan (Sado Island, northern Honshu and southern Hokkaido) Use: wood
Flower = May, Fruit = October-November

var. nana (Lindl.) Masters (ヒメアスナロ), syn. cv. nana: transplantation
f. uchimappeana Hayashi (ホソバアスナロ)
cv. variegata (フイリアスナロ)

索引

Thuja standishii transplanted in Hokkaido


var. hondae

ST1 ST2
[1/2] on the bottom of the Yu-Kun (K-1) Crater, that erupted in 2000, of Mount Usu on July 25 2018.

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