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Лимонник - Schisandra chinensis - ripening berries (2 photos)

Schisandra chinensisa

sometimes wrongly spell Schizandra

Дальневосточная лиана высотой до 15 м

 

Sakhalin native vine bears the edible fruit - the best if you have a low blood pressure.

The berries become light red ("salmon") colour when ripe later in September and October (a bit darker than on the photo)

Common names in English: Chinese magnolia-vine, five-flavor-fruit.

 

It is native to Primorye, Sakhalin, Kurile Islands (Russia), NE China, Japan and also Korea.

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Taken on September 5, 2012