Sakikusa

 

Man’yō Name Sakikusa
三枝(さきくさ)
Modern Name
  1. Ikarisō 碇草 ・錨草(イカリソウ)
  2. Mitsumata 三椏・三叉 (ミツマタ)
  3. Jinchōge 沈丁花 (ジンチョウゲ)
English Names
  1. Large flowered barrenwort, bishop’s hat
  2. Oriental paper-bush, mitsumata
  3. Winter daphne; daphne
Scientific Name
  1. F. Berberidaceae: Epimedium grandiflorum var. thunbergianum
  2. F. Thymelaeaceae: Edgeworthia papyrifera
  3. F. Thymelaeaceae: Daphne odora
Distribution Shikoku, Kyushu; cultivated in Honshu
Appearance
Seasonal Association
Spring
Mitsumata

Poems (2)

MYS V: 904 MYS X: 1895

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