Sinowilsonia henryi Hemsl.
Sinowilsonia henryi (38454 octets)
Deciduous shrub or small tree. Leaves alternate, pubescent, light green above, paler beneath, elliptic to obovate, 7-21 cm long, 3.5-12 cm wide. Apex shortly acuminate, base truncate to slightly cordate, margin bristle-toothed. Greenish apetalous flowers in May. Male inflorescence catkin-like 3-7 cm long. Female one smaller in pendulous raceme, but reaching 15 cm long in fruit. Quite hardy.

Home: Central and Western China

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Sinowilsonia henryi by Plants for a future database

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