Jeju Gotjawal

Symplocos coreana(H.Lev.)Ohwi(섬노린재나무)

by on Aug.08, 2012, under trees

Form: a decideous and broad-leaved bush

Characteristics: Leaves are out of line. The leaves are long, wide and egg-shaped. The bottom of the leaves are broad and wedge-shaped. They have sawteeth on the edges. On the back, there are hairs on the veins. Fruits are egg-shaped and grow ripe in September, changing its color from navy-blue to dark brown. White flowers blossom around May and June. Branches are brown and small branches don’t have hair. Skin of trees fall in light pieces. These trees grow in Jeju and are also distributed in Japan.

Where you can see this species at Dongbaekdongsan : In Dongbaekdongsan, they can be observed around the entrance which gets a lot of sunlight. They can be also be seen at the ‘Meonmulkkak’ area.


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