Betula szechuanica

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Betula szechuanica
Betula szechuanica - Villa Carlotta (Tremezzo) - DSC02324.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Betulaceae
Genus: Betula
Subgenus: Betula
Species: B. szechuanica
Binomial name
Betula szechuanica
(C. K. Schneid.) C.-A. Jansson

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Betula szechuanica (Sichuan birch or Szechuan birch) is a birch species native to Sichuan, China, conical in shape, growing to 20 meters in height, with white bark, yellow-green male catkins or green female catkins, and dark, blue-green leaves.


  • Betula platyphylla var. szechuanica
  • Betula mandshurica var. szechuanica
  • Betula japonica var. szechuanica