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View USF Tampa Plant Record: Podocarpus macrophyllus

Scientific Name Podocarpus macrophyllus
Common Name Podocarpus
Family Podocarpaceae
Info "Podocarpus macrophyllus (Kusamaki or Inumaki) is a conifer in the genus Podocarpus, family Podocarpaceae. It is the northernmost species of the genus, native to southern Japan and southern and eastern China. It is a small to medium size evergreen tree, reaching 20 m tall. The leaves are strap-shaped, 6ñ12 cm long, and about 1 cm broad, with a central midrib. The cones are borne on a short stem, and have 2-4 scales, usually only one (sometimes two) fertile, each fertile scale bearing a single apical seed 10ñ15 mm."
Found By "Douglas Franz, Angel Aquino"
Date Found 2/20/2013
Links "http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=228, http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/42517/0, http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=200005469"
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