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(First upload on July 6 2011. Last on December 29 2018) [ 日本語 | English ]

Cornus kousa Buerger ex Hance






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

Cornus (ミズキ), not naturally distributed in Japan: [ alba L. | kousa Buerger ex Hance| florida L. | sericea L. | bretschneideri> L. Henry ]

Cornus alba L. in northeastern China


Shiratamamizuki (シラタマミズキ, 白玉水木), red-barked, white or Siberian dogwood

紅瑞木/紅瑞山茱萸 in Chinese

Lifeform: surculose shrub - short tree
Distribution: northeastern China - Siberia - northern Korea
Habitat: moist or well-drained soil
Use: gardening (cv. aurea - yellow leaf, elegantissima, sibirica), spaethii
Synonyms:

Thelycrania alba (L.) Pojark.
Swida alba (L.) Opiz, adopted when this genus is established
Cornus subumbellata Komatsu

var. sibirica Loud. (サンゴミズキ)

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[1-3] in the animal and plant park, Changchun City, Jilin Prvince, northeastern China, on June 6 2017.

Cornus bretschneideri L. Henry in northeastern China


Toumizuki (トウミズキ, 唐水木), Bretschneider's dogwood
Lifeform: shrub ≈ 1-6 m tall
Distribution: north and northeastern China
Habitat: forests, thickets and slopes
Branch: reddish when young
1. Abaxial surface of leaves and inflorescence with short non-curly trichomes ___ var. bretschneideri
1. Abaxial surface of leaves and inflorescence with dense curly trichomes ___ var. crispa W. P. Fang et W. K. Hu

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[1-3] in the Puppet Emperor Palace (満州国皇宮), Changchun, Jilin Province, northeast China, on June 15 2017.

Cornus kousa Buerger ex Hance in Hokkaido


Yamaboushi (ヤマボウシ, 山法師/山帽子), Japanese flowering dogwood
Lifeform: deciduous tree < 10 m high
Distribution: China - Korea - Japan (Honshu), transplanted in Hokkaido
Habitat: forests in mountanious regions
Seed dispersal: animal

Field training on integrated environmental research (統合環境調査法実習) (fauna and flora 種リスト)

Synonyms:

Benthamidia japonica (Siebold et Zucc.) H. Hara

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[1/2, 2b] a transplanted tree at a park (Wakaba Park), N16/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on June 13 2011. [3] an immature fruit at N25/W3, North Ward, on July 15 2011. [3b] a mature fruit at Wakaba Park on September 13 2011.
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[4-6] a tree transplanted in the Arboretum of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kagoshima University, on Mary 18 2015.

Cornus florida L. transplzanted in Japan


Amerikayamaboushi (アメリカヤマボウシ/ハナミズキ, 亜米利加山法師/花水木, flowering dogwood)
Lifeform: deciduous tree
Distribution: North America (imported in Meiji Era in return for the present of cherry from Japan)
Synonyms:

Cynoxylon florida (L.) Raf. ex Jackson
Benthamidia florida (L.) Spach, adopted when this genus is established

索引

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[1/2] at a rooftop garden, Kanda Shrine (神田明神), Tokyo, on May 30 2014.

Cornus sericea L. in Alaska


Akayanagimizuki * (アカヤナギミズキ, 赤柳水木), redosier dogwood (* tentative translation)
Lifeform: medium to tall deciduous shrub
ssp. occidentalis (Torr. et A. Gray) Fosberg, western dogwood
Distribution: forest zones in the North America
Synonyms:

Cornus occidentalis (Torr. et A. Gray) Coville
Cornus stolonifera Michx. var. occidentalis (Torr. et A. Gray) C.L. Hitchc.

ssp. sericea, redosier dogwood
Synonyms:

Cornus stolonifera Michx.

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[1-3] at a roadside in the campus of the University of Alaska at Fairbanks on August 10 2014.

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