Shikimi

Man’yō Name Sikimi
之伎美(しきみ)
Modern Name Shikimi
樒(シキミ)
English Names  Japanese star anise, aniseed tree, sacred anise tree
Scientific Name F. Illiciaceae
Illicium anisatum
Distribution Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu
Appearance
Seasonal Association
 Spring

Poems (1)

MYS XX: 4476

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