- Hayata, B. 1926. Guide to the botany of the island of Miyajima. Guide Book, Pan-Pacific Sci. Congr. Excur. E-1: 1-11, figs. 1-11.
1. Outline of the vegetation.
Of the numerous islands which stud the calm waters of the Inland Sea of Japan, Miyajima is the most famous, not only for its beautiful scenery, but also for its virgin forests strictly preserved for hundreds of years.