Treasures of Mt. Takao

Takao 599 museum has all kinds of animals inhabit in Mt. Takao in various ways of exhibitions such as seasonal wild plants preserved in acrylic and all kinds of animals specimens inhibits in Mt. Takao. On the "NATURE WALL," stuffed animals are displayed and shows the movie to introduce the dynamic nature of Mt. Takao.

Viburnum dilatatum
Viburnum dilatatum Caprifoliaceae
Deciduous shrubs found in sunny forest edge in mountains. Barks are gray-brown and smooth. Have lenticels (an opening that allows gases to be exchanged between air and the inner tissues of a plant) and fine splits are created as it grows. The stems become up to about 4 cm in diameter. Leaves are 6 to 14 cm long, 3 to 13 cm width, round-shaped with sharp tip with toothed margins (edges of leaves are like a teeth of saw). Have hair on both sides and distinct leaf glands (small glands to release secretion). Blooming season is from May to June. Bloom small white flowers in 6 to 10 cm in diameter inflorescence (stem with flowers). Flowers are 5 to 8 mm in diameter, lobed in five and petals flat with long stamens protruded. Fruits are oval-shaped, about 6 mm long and turn red from September to November. In winter, turns powdery white, become sweet and edible

●Height  about 2 to 4 m
●Place  Trail 4, Mt. Inari, Oku-Takao
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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