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(First upload April 27 2016. Last on April 3 2017) [ 日本語 | English ]

Ilex latifolia Thunb.






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

Ilex L. (モチノキ)
Tarayou (タラヨウ, 多羅葉), lusterleaf holly
葉書の木 (letter tree), 郵便局の木 (post-office tree)
Life form: evergreen tree
Distribution: China - Japan (south to Shizuoka Prefecture)
Habitat: evergreen forests
Leaf: diverse shape
Fruit: red → animal dispersal
Seed dispersal: red fruit → animal
Use: street tree, garden tree, etc.
f. variegata Makino ex H. Hara (フイリタラヨウ)
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Ilex latifolia in Japan


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[1-4] 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 21 1969 ⇒ bark (樹皮). [5/6] in the Koishikawa Botanical Garden (小石川植物園), the University of Tokyo, on March 16 2017

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