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(First upload on June 4 2014. Last on April 28 2016) [ 日本語 | English ]

Ilex integra Thunb.






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

Ilex L. (モチノキ)
Mochinoki (モチノキ, 黐木), mochi tree, 10-20 m high when matured
Honmochi (ホンモチ, 本黐)
Life form: evergreen, short tree
Distribution: central/southern China - Taiwan - Japan (south th Tohoku District)
Habitat: evergreen forests
Fruit: red → Seed dispersal (種子散布): animal → Seed: deeply dormant
Use: gardening, birdlime (torimochi) from the bark
var. brachypoda (S. Y. Hu) Hatus. ex Shimabuku (エナシモチノキ)
f. ellipsoidea (Y. Okamoto) Ohwi (イヌモチ)
f. lutea H. Ohba et S. Akiyama (キミノモチ)
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Ilex integra in Japan


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ST3 ST4
[1/2] at Yushima Temple (seido), Tokyo, on May 30 2014. [3/4] in the salicetums of Botanic Gardens, Tohoku University, Natural Monument Aobayama, northern Honshu, on March 22 2016. [Data] Origin: Katahirachou (片平丁) in th city of Sendai, Donator: Botany Lab., Transplant: April 1969 ⇒ bark (樹皮)

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