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(First upload on February 22 2014. Last on April 29 2107) [ 日本語 | English ]

Podocarpus macrophyllus (Thunb.) Sweet






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

⇒ Engler's syllabus (エングラー体系)

Podocarpaceae Endl. (マキ/イヌマキ)


Containing 170-200 spp in 18-19 genea
Evergreen trees mainly distributed in the Southern Hemisphere
Two gerera in Japan

Podocarpus Persoon (マキ) in Japan

P. costalis C.Presl (コウトウマキ)
P. fasciculatus Laubenf. (リュウキュウイヌマキ/ナンバンイヌマキ)

P. macrophyllus (Thunb.) Sweet (イヌマキ)
P. nakaii Hayata (トガリバマキ)

Nageia Gaertn. (ナギ) when established

N. fleuryi (Hickel) Laubenf. (オオバナギ)
N. formosensis (Dummer) C. N. Page (コウシュンナギ) = P. formosensis Dummer
N. nagi (Thunb.) Kuntze (ナギ) = P. nagi (Thunb.) Zoll. et Moritzi ex Makino

Podocarpus macrophyllus in Japan


Inumaki (イヌマキ, 犬槇) yew podocarpus, or Buddhist pine
Lifeform: evergreen coniferous tree
Distribution: Taiwan - Japan (south to Kanto District)
Habitat: evergreen broad-leaved forest
var. maki Endl. (rakanmaki, ラカンマキ, 羅漢槇)

Rakan: a santon of Buddhism → the seed is like a shaven head of Buddhist monk

Morphology: tree is shorter than the type species, and leaf foliage is more dense
Distribution: China
Utilization: gardening
cv Tetragona (カクバマキ)
索引

ST1 ST2
[1/2] in Oi Pier Seaside Park, faced to Keihin Canal, Tokyo, on December 26 2015.

var. maki Endl.

ST3 ST4 ST5
[3] transplanted in the Fujisawa Campus of Nihon University, Kanagawa Prefecture, on January 21 2014. [4/5] in the Koishikawa Botanical Garden (小石川植物園), the University of Tokyo, on March 16 2017.

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