Sapium japonicum (Sieb. & Zucc.) Pax & Hoffm.
Stillingia japonica Sieb. & Zucc.
Euphorbiaceae
Sapium japonicum (66096 octets)
Deciduous shrub to small tree in the wild. Young shoots reddish at first, turning grayish after. Leaves ovate, entire, glabrous, 7-15 cm long, 3-10 cm wide, light green above, glaucous beneath. Apex acuminate. Small inconspicuous yellowish apetalous flowers in catkin-like terminal racemes about 5-10 cm long. Flowering in June. Capsules three-lobed, green. Seems to be hardy.

Home: Japan, China, Korea

Other views: Flowers, Foliage

Cultivated: France

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Sapium japonicum by Plants for a future database

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