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(Upload on December 28 2013) [ 日本語 | English ]

Cornus officinalis Siebold et Zucc.






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

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Cornus L. (ミズキ)

Sanshuyu (サンシュユ, 山茱萸), Japanese cornel or Japanese cornelian cherry → the Japanese name is coming from the phonological translation of Chinese
Harukoganebana (ハルコガネバナ, 春黄金花)
Lifeform: deciduous short tree < 15 m high
Distribution: native to China - Korea

→ imported from China to Japan for drugs that relieve mild vertigo in Edo Era

Habitat: woodlands and forests in the native regions
Seed dispersal: animal
Flowering: early spring
Synonyms:

Macrocarpium officinalie (Siebold et Zucc.) Nakai

var. koreana Kitam. (マルバサンシュユ)

Cornus officinalis in Japan


ST1 ST2 ST3
[1-3] at Showa Memorial Park near JR Tachikawa Station, Tokyo, on November 11 2013.

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