Fragrant Orange-colored Olive in Showa Kinen Park, Tokyo

Fragrant Orange-colored Olive in Showa Kinen Park, Tokyo

Osmanthus fragrans, variously known as sweet osmanthus, sweet olive, tea olive, and fragrant olive, is a species native to Asia from the Himalayas through southern China (Guizhou, Sichuan and Yunnan) to Taiwan, southern Japan and Southeast Asia as far south as Cambodia and Thailand.

In China, it is the “city flower” of the cities of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province and Guilin, Guangxi Province. In Japan, it is the “city tree” of Kitanagoya, Aichi Prefecture and Beppu, Oita Prefecture, and the “town tree” of Yoshitomi, Fukuoka Prefecture.

Video Source: 金木犀や原種系シクラメン等の秋のお花達‼昭和記念公園2021 Fragrant orange-colored olive etc bloom at Syowa kinen park 2021 from 名無くん on Youtube ⁄ CC BY

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