Larix kaempferi (Lamb.) Carrière
  • J. Gén. Hort.
  • Learóg Sheapánach


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Larix kaempferi (Lamb.) Carrière. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000443374. Accessed on: 18 Sep 2021'

General Information

Trees to 35(-40) m tall; trunk to 1.5 m d.b.h.; crown broadly pyramidal, dense; long branchlets light yellow or light reddish brown, glaucous, initially pale brownish pub-escent, turningglabrous and grayish brown or blackish brown in 2nd year; short branchlets bearing rings of scale remnants; leaf cushions sparsely pilose. Leaves linear-oblanceolate, 1-2.5 cm × 0.7-1.1mm, inconspicuously keeled abaxially, apex obtuse. Seed cones terminal, violet, maturing orange-brown tinged with purple, finally gray-brown, ovoid-globose, 1.5-3.5 × 1.5-2.5 cm. Seedscales 30-40, suborbicular, 1-1.3 × 1-1.3 cm, glabrous, margin sometimes undulate, apex entire or emarginate, usually strongly recurved. Bracts included, ligulate, ca. 1/2 as long as seed scales. Seeds brownish white mottled with red, ovoid-cuneate, slightly flattened, ca. 4 × 3 mm; wing reddish yellow tinged with brown, ovate-oblong, ca. 8 × 4 mm.

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    Morphology

    Wie L. decidua, aber junge Triebe bläulich bereift. Nadeln blaugrün, unterseits weiss gestreift. Reife Zapfen 1–1,3mal so lang wie breit, mit abstehenden, vorn zurückgebogenen Samenschuppen.

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    20-25 m boyunda (vatanında 40 m) ağaçlar. Gövde çapı, göğüs yüksekliğinde 0,6-0,8 m (vatanında 2 m); kabuk kırmızı-kahverengi, yaşlanınca ince levhalar halinde çatlaklı. Taç geniş piramitsi, sık dallı. Uzun sürgünler açık sarı ya da açık kırmızımsı kahverengi, mat yeşil, ilk başta açık kahverengimsi tüylü, ikinci yılda çıplak, grimsi kahverengi ya da siyahımsı kahverengi; kısa sürgünler, yaprak kınlarının izlerini taşır; yaprak kınları seyrek tüylü. Yapraklar şeritsi ya da tersmızraksı, 1-2,5 cm × 0,7-1,1 mm, belli belirsiz burkuk, ucu küt. Dişi kozalaklar yumurtamsı- küremsi, 1,5-3,5 × 1,5-2,5 cm, kısa sürgünlerin ucunda, menekşe mor, olgunlaşınca turuncu-kahverengi ilâ mor, son olarak gri-kahverengi; ağaç üzerinde kalıcı. Bırakteler içte, küçük dilli, karpelin yarısı uzunluğunda. Tohum kahverengimsi beyaz, kahverengi benekli, yumurtamsı-kamamsı, 4 × 3 mm; kanat kahverengiye çalan kırmızımsı sarı, yumurtamsı-tersyumurtamsı, 8 × 4 mm.

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    • Distribution Map

       
      • Introduced distribution
      Introduced into
      • Europe Northern Europe Ireland

      Nationally Preferred Names

      NameLanguageCountry
      Learóg SheapánachIrishIE
      Japanese larchEnglishIE
      Japon meleziTurkishTR

      Other Local Names

      NameLanguageCountry
      Mélèze du JaponFrenchCH
      Japanische LärcheGermanCH

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