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> Prickly Ash 簕欓花椒 (Zanthoxylum avicennae)
Prickly Ash 簕欓花椒 (Zanthoxylum avicennae)
Updated on 11/04/2018
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A: Woody tree, common in CUHK campus B: Compound leaf: Odd pinnate/ imparipinnate C: Young sapling with spikes on dorsal side of leaves, less common in older leaves (so don’t grep or rub the saplings hard!!) D: Sharp thorns also found on shoot, not uncommon on shoot of young and older trees E: Common nectar source for many butterfly species larvae; might be Papilio polytes? (photo taken on 11-Apr-2018) F: Fruit reddish with fragrance, smells a bit spicy; fruit type: follicle (opens only on one side to release its seeds in black colour) (photo taken on 5-Mar-2018) More information: (i) http://syhuherbarium.sls.cuhk.edu.hk/collections/factsheet-pro/zanthoxylum-avicennae/ (ii) http://www.hkugaps.edu.hk/butterfly_garden/EEC_vegetation_Prickly_Ash/EEC_vegetation_Prickly_Ash.htm
New Asia College, United College, Main campus
Good observation and detailed and interesting information. Great sharing.
petal , sepal , pileus , suspensor , stipe , Labellum , columella , sporangium , pistil , stamen
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