Euptelea pleiosperma Hook. f. et Thomson
E. franchetii Van Tieghem, E. davidiana Baill.
Eupteleaceae
Euptelea pleiosperma (49667 Bytes)
Deciduous, bushy-headed tree about 5 m high. Long-stalked, narrowly oval, pointed, sharply toothed leaves are glossy and bright, turning red and yellow in autumn. Has inconspicuous flowers in spring before leaves emerge.

Home: Central China, SE-Tibet, Himalaya

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Rainer Oberle

Ethnobotanical aspects of Euptelea pleiosperma by Plants for a future database

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