Mokkoku: Japanese Cleyera

Mokkoku is Japanese name and scientific name is Ternstroemia gymnanthera (Wright et Arn.) Sprague. This tree is evergreen high tree … More

Shyazikumo: Chara buraunii

There are very many creatures, amphibians, insects, microbes, water-weed and algae, in the common rice field in Japan. Do you … More

Oniyuri: Tiger Lily

ONIYURI is Japanese name. American name is tiger lily. Because the origin of the name is slightly bigger than Lilium … More

Willow

Before the Nara period (AD 710 to 794), Yanagi (“willows”) which were called “Nagira” were planted for viewing pleasure. There … More

Yamazakura

Yamazakura have the biological name Prunus jamasakra and is a rose family plant. It is distributed widely in Japan -Honsyu, … More

Chrysanthemum (mum)

Chrysanthemum (mum) in Japanese is “kiku”. And it has flower’s name “nobie”. It is a taxon of plantae magnoliophyta magnoliopsida … More

Ajisai: Hydrangea

Hydrangea means container of water. Hydrangea (Japanese name is Ajisai)is a general term for Plantae Hydrangeae Hydrangea. Generally what is … More