Jeju Gotjawal

Longleaf Elaeagnus Elaeagnus macrophylla Thunb. Elaeagnaceae보리밥나무

by on Aug.21, 2010, under trees


Form : Evergreen broad-leaved tendril (vine) shrub

Characteristic : The leaf is alternate, round, wide ovalness or wide elliptical, dull-head or sharp-head, round-bottom or sharp-bottom, silver scale hair on backside and disappeared later, green. Fruit is elliptical, length of 1.5-1.7cm, diameter of 5-6cm, white scale hair, ripened in next March-May. Flower bloom un September~November. The young branch has yellow-white and brown scale hair. The length is 2~3m. Its origin is Korea

Where you can see this species at Dongbaekdongsan : In Dongbaekdongsan, can be found in edge of forest. The leaf has no sawtooth, surface is glossy. The backside of leaf is little glossy like cuspidata’s backside of leaves.

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