Fagus crenata Links
Author Blume.
First publication Mus. Bot. 1: 307 (1851)
Synonyms Homotypic Synonyms:
* Fagus ferruginea Siebold, Verh. Batav. Genootsch. Kunsten 12: 25 (1830), no diagnostic descr. Link
Fagus sieboldii Endl. ex A.DC. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 16(2): 118 (1864). Link
Fagus sylvatica var. sieboldii (Endl. ex A.DC.) Maxim., Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, sér. 3, 31: 101 (1886). Link
* Basionym/Replaced Synonym
Synonyms Heterotypic Synonyms:
Fagus crenata var. undulata Blume, Mus. Bot. 1: 307 (1851). Link
Fagus sieboldii var. procera (Blume) A.DC. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 16(2): 118 (1864). Link
Fagus sieboldii var. undulata (Blume) A.DC. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 16(2): 118 (1864). Link
Fagus crenata var. procera Blume, Handb. Laubholzk. 2: 51 (1891). Link
Fagus japonica var. undulata (Blume) Koehne, Deut. Dendrol.: 121 (1893). Link
Fagus asiatica H.J.P.Winkl., Pfl.-Geogr. Stud. Buchwald.: 5 (1901). Link
Fagus winkleriana Koidz., Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 30: 95 (1916). Link
Fagus crenata var. grandifolia Nakai, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 42: 17 (1928). Link
Local names Japanese Beech Siebold's Beech buna
Range Japan
38 JAP
Growth habit tree up to 35m tall
Leaves simple entire 10cm long by 7 cm broad deciduous
Flowers flowers wind pollinated
Fruits
Bark, twigs and buds bark grey and smooth
Hardiness zone, habitat -(UK)-(USDA) well-drained loamy or sandy soils in some parts of it;'s range occurring as a dominant tree from sea level up to 1400 metres but in other areas only in small mountainous pockets
Miscellaneous important timber tree young leaves and seeds are edible
Subspecies and varieties -
Uses timber

 

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