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(First upload on September 5 2012. Last on June 10 2017) [ 日本語 | English ]

Gardenia jasminoides Ellis






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

Gardenia Ellis (クチナシ)
Kuchinashi (クチナシ, 梔子), common gardenia
Lifeform: evergreen shrub < 3 m in height
Distribution: widespread in east Asia, including south to Honshu in Japan (not in Hokkaido)
Habitat: forest floor
Synonyms (discarded):

- var. longisepala (Masam.) Metcalf

var. radicans (Thunb.) Makino ex H. Hara (コクチナシ)
f. grandiflora (Lour.) Makino (クチナシ, s.s.), syn. - var. grandiflora (Lour.) Nakai

cv. Albomarginata (フクリンクチナシ), Flore-pleno (ヤエクチナシ), Maruba (マルバクチナシ)

f. globicarpa Sakata (マルミノクチナシ)
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Gardenia jasminoides in Japan


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[1/2] in the campus of Ryukoku University (Ryukoku Forest), Otsu City, eastern Japan, on March 17 2012. It was drizzling. Thanks Misone. [3/4] in the Koishikawa Botanical Garden (小石川植物園), the University of Tokyo, on March 16 2017.

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