- Japanese Yew
It is a prefectural tree of Gifu prefecture, the first place tree
Yew has the highest meaning of "first place". In ancient Japan the priests were used to write a scepter in front of the eyes when he received Kimiwa (Kunemi: command of the lord) before writing his wish. Since Kimono is important to the first place, it is the origin of the name that only the yew tree was used for the scepter. Ohno-gun, Gifu Prefecture is a famous production area, prefecture tree of Gifu prefecture. Traditional crafts of Hidatakayama, one of the most famous scrolls is famous.