Fagus engleriana

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Chinese beech
Fagus engleriana - Morris Arboretum - DSC00475.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Fagus
Species: F. engleriana
Binomial name
Fagus engleriana

Fagus engleriana, also known as Chinese beech, is a species of beech native to central and eastern China (Anhui, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, and Zhejiang provinces) where it grows in broad-leaved and mixed forests. It can reach 25 m (82 ft) in height.[1]

The shoots are dark brown and hairless. Leaves contain 10-14 vein-pairs and the margin is hairless, deckled and scarcely toothed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chengjiu Huang, Yongtian Zhang & Bruce Bartholomew. "Fagus engleriana". Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Retrieved 23 March 2013. 

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