Leaves are opposite, palmately compound with long petiole.
This tree grows on riverside in the cool temperate zone. It is important for honey tree.
It is famous for Marronnier street trees in Paris.
The wood is used for buildings, utensils, furnitures, turneries, engravings. The starch from the seed has been eaten. It is planted for garden trees and street trees.
Distribution ; Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu
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