Cornus Kousa

A medium sized deciduous tree with yellowish red-brown smooth bark.

Leaves are opposite, on elongateing shoots.

Lateral veins are 4-5 pairs,raised beneath.

This tree is widely distributed on the ridges in the warm to the cool temperate zone.

The wood is used for utensils, machineries, handles. Fruits are edible.

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


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