Cladrastis sikokiana

A large deciduous tree with greyish smooth bark.

Leaves are alternate, odd-pinnate, with 9-11 leaflets.

The leaflets are ovate oblong, acuminate at the apex, entire on the margin, glaucous beneath.

White many flowers open in June to July.

It grows on fertile hills in the cool temperate zone.

The wood is used for buildings, engineerings, utensils. The tree is planted for garden tree.

Distribution ; Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu


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