Jeju Gotjawal

Quercus salicina Blume 참가시나무

by on Dec.18, 2010, under trees

Form : Evergreen broad-leaved arboreous tree

Characteristic

The needle shaped leaf is thin, long and the edge is sharp. Also its lower part is a bit balgg from the middle. The fruit is nut and its shape is oval or wide oval the length is 18mm, it has fine hairs at the points. It ripes brown in October. Both sexes flowers bloom at one tree and the height of the trunk reaches 10m. The small branches have hair first but it disappears gradually. Then nabitat is Korea.

Where you can see this species at Dongbaekdongsan  :

 In Dongbaekdongsan, it can be commonly seen in the forest or edge of the forest and pastnres. It can be misunderstood  Ring-cupped Oak since its leaf shape or the bark of a tree is similar to Ring-cupped Oak . But its leaf is smaller and has teeth at whole edge. Also it is often seen in the middle of the forest.


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