Ilex integra

A medium sized evergreen tree with grey smooth bark.

Leaves are alternate, entire, coriaceous, lustrous green above.

Small pale yellowish green dioecious flowers open in April.

The wood is used for engaving, combs. From the bark bird lime is produced.

Distribution ; Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu,Ryukyu, Formosa, Korea, China


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