Yedo hornbeam, Korean horubean

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Yedo hornbeam, Korean horubean

English Name: Yedo hornbeam,
Korean horubean
Roman Name: Inushide
Flowering season: April-May
Use site: All tree ( wood )
Plant commentary:  Deciduous tree . Stem is upright , a height of about 14m, also to a diameter of about 60cm. Bark is dark gray . Leaves and alternate , oval – oval of length 4 ~ 8cm. Earlier in the sharp pointed , it made an irregular double saw tooth . There is a clear lateral vein of 12-15 pairs , are arranged in parallel to the diagonal . The flowers come out short from between the young leaves . Tail -like spikes of male hanging from the branches last year , egg-shaped heart -shaped tan . Female spikes are per new branch of the former , it is a little bent at the pale green . Hateho length 4 ~ 8cm, wear a green bracts of foliate . Wide oval of small nut has a length of about 5mm.
In closely related species , and Akashide named after that leaves the autumn leaves and shoots is red , there is a Carpinus japonica which veins become more than doubled the size .
Origin and distribution:  Kyushu from Honshu ( south of Iwate Prefecture ) , Korea , distributed in China . Also distributed all in Shikoku hornbeam ethers ( Carpinus japonica spp.) 5 species in Japan .
Purpose and effect:  Firewood , construction material , equipment material , shiitake Hoda trees , planting of the park to , such as bonsai , to use , such as ornamental .