Liquidambar orientalis Mill.
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A slow-growing,large bush or small tree with a broad-conical head. The leaves are deeply five-lobed, glabrous, until 10 cm long and 5 cm wide. They are orange or reddish tinted in autumn. The older twigs get a corky bark. Out of the bark the brown storax will be produced. This shrub is only for mild and sheltered positions.

Home: Asia Minor

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Cultivated: Germany, France

Author: Ulrich Herzog

Ethnobotanical aspects of Liquidambar orientalis by Plants for a future database

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