Leaves are alternate, chartaceous, broadly lanceolate, entire on the margin and acute at the apex.
Beneath of the leaf is glaucous, and the lateral nerves 10-13 pairs are ascendig.
White flowers in April to May open solitary before the leaves.
This species is common on the Japan Sea side.
The wood is used for utensils.
Distribution ; Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu
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