Ume

species of plant

An ume (Prunus mume) is a type of Korean and Japanese plum of the family Rosaceae. It starts out as a white flower like an almond. It is also native to China but it is not called "ume" in Chinese.

Ume
Ume blossom 2005.03.14.jpg
Ume blossoms, March
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P. mume
Binomial name
Prunus mume
Prunus mume

A lot of people have painted pictures of ume. It is often painted with bamboo next to it.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The Plum Blossom". www.wdl.org. 11 February 1662.