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Cornus kousa, Kousa Dogwood, Chinese Dogwood, Korean Dogwood, Japanese Dogwood

Scientific name:  Cornus kousa
Synonym name:  Benthamia japonica, Benthamidia japonica
Common name:  Kousa Dogwood, Chinese Dogwood, Korean Dogwood, Japanese Dogwood
Family:  Cornaceae
Flowering:  June

Cornus kousa, Kousa Dogwood, Chinese Dogwood, Korean Dogwood, Japanese Dogwood


Derivation of the botanical name:
Cornus , Latin cornu, horn, referring to the hard wood.
kousa, the Japanese name for this dogwood.
The red fruits are edible and they look like a big round raspberry.

Cornus kousa, Kousa Dogwood, Chinese Dogwood, Korean Dogwood, Japanese Dogwood


Cornus kousa, Kousa Dogwood, Chinese Dogwood, Korean Dogwood, Japanese Dogwood


 
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