Symplocos pergracilis

Family Symplocaceae
Scientific name Symplocos pergracilis (Nakai) Yamazaki
Synonyms none
Common name (Japanese common name) chichijima-kuroki (チチジマクロキ, 父島黒木 [meaning: Chichijima Island black tree])
(English common name) none
Distribution (Japan) Ogasawara Islands (Chichijima Island, Anijima Island)
(Other nations) none
Chromosomal number unknown
Description Plants 1-2m tall. Leaves 3-5cm long, 1.5-2.5cm wide, pedicels 1-1.3cm long. Flowers pale yellow 7-12mm across, flowering in December to February. Fruits 15mm long. Evergreen. Shrub.
Note Rare species. Native to Japan.

December 2006
at Koishikawa Botanical Garden
January 2007
at Koishikawa Botanical Garden
December 2006
at Koishikawa Botanical Garden