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.

Lonicer gracilipes var. glabra
Lonicer gracilipes var. glabra Caprifoliaceae
They are a deciduous shrub that grows wild in the pool and in the forests in the sunny forests at the mountain areas. Their branches often diverge to form dense beds. Cortex is tinged with blackish brown and the one of old trees is vertically split and peeled off, while young branch is tinged with a little bit red. The leaves are wide egged-shaped about 3 to 6 cm long, about 2 to 4 cm wide, and sprout sideways. The back of the leaves bear sparse trichome tinged with white color. The blossom seasons are about April to May. Inflorescence (Kajo: stalk blooming flowers) sprouts out, about 1 to 2 cm, on the branch that extend that year, and then dangle 1to 2 of pale showy pink flowers downwards. The flowers are thin, cylindrical shaped like a bugle, about 1 to 1.5 cm long with the top split into 5 to be open flat as well as male stamen outshoot long. The seeds are elliptically-shaped about 1 to 1.5 cm long, and get matured to red in June, sweet and edible.

●Height about 2 to 3 m
●Place Trail 1, Mt.Inari
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
もっと見る 閉じる