Xanthoceras sorbifolia Bunge
Sapindaceae
Xanthoceras sorbifolia (7448 Bytes)
Shrub or small tree up to 8 m high. Leaves pinnate, composed of nine to seventeen sessile, lanceolate, sharply toothed leaflets. White flowers with yellow/carmin eye in erect panicels appear in May. Different sized black ellipsoid capsules.

Home: North-China

Other views: whole tree

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Rainer Oberle

Ethnobotanical aspects of Xanthoceras sorbifolia by Plants for a future database

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