Leaves are opposite, obovate, acute at the apex.
Branchlets has 2-4 broadcorky wings.
It grows widely in the warm to the cool temperate zone.
The wood is used for printing blocks, sticks, wooden pegs. It is planted for garden trees.
Distribution ; Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku,Kyushu, Korea, China
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