(First upload on April 12 2011. Last on April 13 2019) [ 日本語 | English ]

Viscum album L. ssp. coloratum Komar.

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

Viscum L. (ヤドリギ) in Japan
One species, V. album is distributed in Japan
V. album L. (オウシュウヤドリギ)
ssp. album (セイヨウヤドリギ): the type, not distributed in Japan
ssp. coloratum Komar.
Yadorigi (ヤドリギ, 宿木, mistletoe
Life form: hemiparasitic evergreen shrub
Distribution: northern and eastern China - Korea - Japan
Habitat: forests because of the requirement of host trees

Field training on integrated environmental research (統合環境調査法実習) (出現種リスト)


Viscum coloratum (Komar.) Nakai var. alniformosanae (Hayata) Iwata
Viscum album L. var. coloratum (Komar.) Ohwi
Viscum alniformosanae Hayata
Viscum coloratum (Komar.) Nakai

f. rubroaurantiacum (Makino) Ohwi (アカミヤドリギ)

[APG: Santalaceae (ビャクダン科)]


Viscum album in Japan

[1/2] along Toya Lake on the foot of Mount Usu, central Hokkaido, on February 23 2011. The host trees were Fraxinus mandshurica and Alnus japonica. [3] in Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden, Kobe, western Japan, on March 17 2019. The host is Celtis sinensis.