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Distylium racemosum Siebold et Zucc.






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

Distylium Siebold et Zucc. (イスノキ)
Isunoki (イスノキ, 蚊母樹), Isu tree
Lifeform: evergreen tall tree ≈ 20 m in height
Distribution: southern China - Taiwan - Jeju Island - Japan (south to Kanto District)
Habitat: woodlands and forests
Utilization: wood for furniture, sometimes transplanted in shrines
f. angustifolium (Masam.) H. Ohba, or var. angustifolium Masam. (ホソバイスノキ)
f. pendulum (Makino) Okuyama (シダレイスノキ)
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Distylium Siebold et Zucc. in Japan


D. gracile Nakai (コバノイスノキ)
D. lepidotum Nakai (シマイスノキ)
D. racemosum Siebold et Zucc. (イスノキ)

Distylium racemosum transplanted in Japan


Koma1 Koma2 Koma3
[1-3] in the Koishikawa Botanical Garden (小石川植物園), the University of Tokyo, on March 16 2017.

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