(First upload on September 29 2012. Last on May 12 2020) [ 日本語 | English ]

Prunus ssiori Fr. Schmidt

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

Prunus L. (サクラ)
Siurizakura (シウリザクラ, 朱利桜), Japanese bird cherry
Lifeform: well-sprouted, deciduous tree < 15 m high
Distribution: northeastern China - northern Japan - Sakhalin - Kuriles
Habitat: mountainous forests

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Seed dispersal: animal
Air-dried wood density: 0.67
Gen. Padus Mill. or subgen. Padus (Mill.) Turcz., bird cherries
Separated from Prunus by flowers 12-30 together on slender racemes
Padus avium Mill. (エゾノウワミズザクラ) → Prunus padus L.
Padus buergeriana (Miq.) T. T. Yu et T. C. Ku (イヌザクラ) → Prunus buergeriana Miq.
Padus grayana (Maxim.) C. K. Schneid. (ウワミズザクラ) → Prunus grayana Maxim.
Padus maackii (Rupr.) Kom. (ウラボシザクラ) → Prunus maackii Rupr.
Padus obtusata (Koehne) T. T. Yu et T. C. Ku (シマウワミズザクラ) → Prunus obtusata Koehne
Padus ssiori (Fr. Schmidt) C. K. Schneid. → Prunus ssiori Fr. Schmidt

Prunus ssiori in Hokkaido

[1] at a trail from Nonaka Spa to Mount Meakan, eastern Hokkaido, on June 25 2013. [2] a bark (樹皮) at a garden in Tomakomai Experimental Forest, HU, on August 23 2012. [3] in a forest, Akkeshi Marine Experimental Station, eastern Hokkaido, on July 1 2014. [4] on the southern foot of Mount Usu on May 2 2016. [5] in a forest of Shimokawa Town, northern Hokkaido, on May 23 2017. [6] at the backyard of the Experimental Forest of the University of Tokyo, Furano, central Hokkaido, on June 26 2017. [7] in a forest (Symbiosis Forest) near Nopporo Forest Park on May 5 2020. Records: in the crater basin of Mount Usu (flora) on August 13 2019.