Fatsia japonica (Thunb.) Decne. & Planch.
Aralia japonica Thunb., A.sieboldii Hortz.
Araliaceae
Fatsia japonica (57960 Bytes)
A medium-sized, evergreen shrub of spreading habit. Leaves alternate, palmate, 15-30 cm wide with 7-9 lanceolate lobes, dark green and glossy. Leaf-stalk 7-30 cm long. Milk-white flowers in globular long stalked single flowers, forming a 15-35 cm long panicle. Appearing terminately in October.

Home: Japan

Other views: Flowers, single flower, whole plant

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Rainer Oberle

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