Ostryopsis davidiana (Baill.) Decne.
Corylus davidiana Baill.
Corylaceae
Ostryopsis davidiana (56843 octets)
Deciduous rounded shrub up to 2-3 m high. Leaves alternate, ovate, pointed, doubly toothed, 2.5-10 cm long, 2-5 cm wide. Lamina dull green with scattered hairs above, paler and much more downy beneath. Male inflorescence is a brown catkin about 1-2 cm long. Female one is globular, with long red-purplish bifid styles, produced at the end of the shoots in March. Not common but completely hardy.

Home: North and Western China, Mongolia

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Ostryopsis davidiana by Plants for a future database

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