Ginkgo (Icho)

These family crests (In Japanese, KAMON) are called 'Icho - Mon' in JAPAN.

Crane-shaped ginkgo leaf on circle Trisected ginkgo leaves Three ginkgo leaves Crane-shaped ginkgo leaf Linked ginkgo leaf circles Butterfly-shaped ginkgo leaves

Three ginkgo leaves with swords Three ginkgo leaves with swords in a circle Yin and yang ginkgo leaves in threadlike ring Fan-shaped three ginkgo leaves


The Tokugawa clan was said to have used the crest of this deciduous tree's leaves before adopting the hollyhock. (From 'Family Crests of Japan' ICG Muse, Inc.2001)


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