Hovenia

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Hovenia
Hovenia dulcis.jpg
Japanese Raisin Tree, Hovenia dulcis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rhamnaceae
Genus: Hovenia
Thunb.
Species

See text.

Hovenia is a small genus of deciduous trees or shrubs in the family Rhamnaceae. They occur naturally from India to Japan. The Japanese Raisin Tree is the most well-known of the group, as it is often planted in gardens outside Asia.

Selected species[edit]

syn Hovenia kiukiangensis
syn Hovenia inaequalis DC.