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Fagus crenata / Buna ブナ

Bloom time: March-April

Fagaceae /


Species in the genus Fagus:

Fagus crenata / Buna


Fagus crenata / Buna ブナ

Fagus crenata, a deciduous tree found in high altitudes in mountainous regions, grows to 30m in height and 1m in diameter, with gray-white, smooth barks. Leaves are alternate, 4-9cm in length, 2-4cm in width, thin and somewhat stiff, with margins undulate. Flowers bloom simultaneously when the leaves develop; male inflorescences hang from axils on lower parts of new branches, 6-15 flowers bloom in a bundle, while females appear from the axils on upper parts. Bloom time: May.




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