Decaisnea fargesii Franch.
Lardizabalaceae 
Decaisnea fargesii (24448 bytes)
Erect shrub, attaining about 3 m height. Large, pinnate leaves, 0,6 to 1 m long. Leaflets 15 - 25, ovate, 6-14 cm long. The flowers are yellow-green,arising in 25-50 cm long racemes. The flowers arise during May to June. They can be destroyed by late frost. The fruits are metallic- blue pods, remindig the fruits of the broad been in shape. 

Home: China

Other views: Fruits

Cultivated: Germany,France

Author: Ulrich Herzog

Ethnobotanical aspects of Decaisnea fargesii by Plants for a future database

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