Leaves are alternate, coriaceous, aromatic.
This species is a common sublayer tree in the oak forests and Abies-Tsuga forests.
The wood is used for turneries, marquentries. The leaves are used for making an offering and manufacturing incense powder. The fruits are very poisonous.
Distribution ; Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Ryukyu, Formosa, China
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