Fagus engleriana

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Engler's beech
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Fagus
F. engleriana
Binomial name
Fagus engleriana
Seemen ex Diels

Fagus engleriana, the Engler's beech,[1] 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.[2]

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


  1. ^ English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 467. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Retrieved 18 December 2018 – via Korea Forest Service.
  2. ^ 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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