Leaves are alternate, ovate -orbicular, double serrulate, dark green and shining above, pale yellowish green and viscid beneath.
Venation is pinnatewith 8-11 pair of lateral veins, terminating in the teeth of the margin.
It grows on alpine or sub alpine zone.
The wood is used only for fuels.
Distribution ; Hokkaido, Honshu, Kuriles, Saghalien, Kamchatka
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