Leaves are alternate, chartaceous, acute at the apex, irregularly serrate or double serrate on the margin.
Petioles are tomentose.
Flowers open in May in terminal 2-5 flowered corymbs.
It grows in the cool temperate zone, but not prevailing.
The wood is used for utensils, furnitures. The bark yields a yellow dye.
Distribution ; Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu
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