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16b. Fraxinus chinensis subsp. rhynchophylla (Hance) E. Murray, Kalmia. 13: 6. 1983.

花曲柳 hua qu liu

Description from Flora of China

Fraxinus rhynchophylla Hance, J. Bot. 7: 164. 1869; F. chinensis var. rhynchophylla (Hance) Hemsley; F. hopeiensis Tang; F. japonica Blume ex K. Koch.

Leaflets 3-7, terminal leaflet broadly ovate to elliptic, sometimes ± lanceolate, (4-)5-9(-12) × (2.5-)3.5-5(-7) cm, villous to tomentose beside basal part of midrib abaxially, sometimes brownish, margin crenate-serrate, apex short acuminate to acuminate or caudate; primary veins (5 or)6-9 on each side of midrib. Samara narrowly to very narrowly spatulate, 2.5-4 cm × 4.5-7 mm. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Sep-Oct.

The wood is used for cabinet making.

Slopes, along rivers, roadsides; 0-1500 m. Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Jilin, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi [Japan, Korea, Russia]


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