This species is monotypic and endemic to Japan. It is the most important planting tree in Japan.
Akita,Mt.Amagi,Yanase and Yaku Island are well-known for their natural Sugi forests.
The wood is very soft to process,so commonly used for buildings and furniture etc.
Distribution ;Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Yaku Island
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