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.

Quercus serrata
Quercus serrata Fagaceae
They are a deciduous tall tree that grows wild in the mountain areas. Cortex is greenish-tinged black color and smooth feeling to touch with lenticels in line vertically.
When they grow older, many of them are split vertically shallow and rough feeling to touch. The trunk grows to be about 60 cm wide. They are often planted for garden trees and roadside trees as well as are utilized for material for building construction, for music device and musical instrument material, and raw wood to raise shiitake mushrooms. The leaves are long elliptically-shaped about 5 to 15 cm long with the sharp top and with sawtooth (Kyoshi: tooth-like rough part like a saw at the root of a leaf) at the edge. The leaves are hard feeling to touch and the back is tinged with white. The blossom seasons are around May and hermaphroditism plant (Shiyuudousyu). The spike of thin and long male flower about 2 to 6 cm long sprouts beside the branches that newly grow and extended the previous year dangles, while 3 to 4 of female flowers sprout beside the upper leaf of a new branch. The seeds, ‘acorn’ (Donguri), are egged-shaped about 2 cm long, get matured next autumn.

●Height about 15 to 20 m
●Place Trail 1 to 5, Mt.Inari
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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