Daphne mezereum/ Seiyou onishibari

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Daphne mezereum (Dafne), Mezereum/ セイヨウオニシバリ

学名/ Botanical name : Daphne mezereum

English common name :  Mezereum

Alternative English name:  mezereon, February daphne, spurge laurel, spurge olive, Paradise plant

日本名 和名:  セイヨウオニシバリ 西洋鬼縛り

日本名別名: ヨウシュジンチョウゲ(洋種沈丁花)

イタリア語名/ Italian name: Dafne

原産地/ Original : most of Europe and Western Asia, north to northern Scandinavia and Russia


Flourishes of purple to pink (seldom white) in March-May before putting leaves, intensity perfumed The fruit is a bright red berry 7–12 mm diameter; it is very poisonous for humans. The name comes from the Greek mythology (legend of Apollo and Daphne)

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daphne_mezereum


Pictures and data are offered by Dr. Mario Berti in Rome. I appreciate Mario’s kindness.


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