||Red leaved hornbeam
||April – May
||All tree ( wood )
|| A height of about 15m, Takagi fallen leaves with a diameter of about 60cm. Stem is upright , the multi- branch . Bark is smooth and dark gray . Leaves and alternate , oval – oval of length 3 ~ 8cm, previously sharp pointed . There are irregular fine serrated edge , lateral vein of 7 to 15 pairs are aligned parallel to the diagonal . Sprouts red , also autumn to autumn leaves . With a pubescence on the pulse of Howrah . The flowers are deployed at the same time as the leaves . Male inflorescence is drooping from the previous year’s twigs , oval in red brown yellow . Female inflorescence per new branch of the previous , pale green . Nut is the length of 3 ~ 8cm, Hirotamagogata .
|Origin and distribution：
|| Distributed in Kyushu from Hokkaido , I prefer a fertile place to damp such as the banks of the Yamano . Korea , grows wild in China . Also distributed all in Shikoku five Carpinus japonica genus in Japan .
|Purpose and effect：
|| Garden tree for bonsai , ornamental , and park trees , equipment and furniture material , alcove posts , shiitake Hoda trees , are used , such as in manufacturing carbonaceous material .