Saturday, October 6, 2012

Podocarpus macrophyllus.

Small tree, height : 2 m ( 6 ft)

Family: Podocarpaceae
Genus: Podocarpus
Species: Podocarpus macrophyllus.
Common names : Kusamaki, Inumaki, louhan song or Buddhist pine (wrong name).

Podocarpus macrophyllus ( regarded as a feng shui tree )  is an evergreen conifer native to southern Japan and southern/eastern China. It resembles a pine but it is not a pine at all. Podocarpus macrophyllus is a small to medium size  tree, reaching 20 m ( 33 ft) in height.