Vaccinium bracteatum

An evergreen shrub with dark reddish brown smooth bark.

Leaves are alternate, coriaceous, deep green and lustrous above.

Yellowish white tubular-ovoid flowers open in June to July.

It grows on sunny places and seashore in the warm temperate zone.

The wood is used for turneries, furnitures. The berry is edible.

Distribution ; Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, South Korea, China


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