Leaves are alternate, grand, entire on the margin, glaucous beneath.
Flowers open in May to June after leaves with fragranceA
This species is common in the valley of the cool temperate zone.
The wood is used for utensils, furnitures, boxes, instruments. The leaves are used for wrapping foods.
Distribution ; Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, China
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