Fraxinus platypoda Oliver

This ash occurs in China and Japan (synonym F. spaethiana Lingelsh.) and is recognised by swollen leaf petiole bases.

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Fraxinus platypoda, Kyoto Botanical Garden, 3 May 1999. Fraxinus platypoda, RBG Kew, 2 Sept. 2000.
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Old female inflorescences, leaves expanding.
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Note swollen petiole bases.

Fraxinus spaethiana, Chichibu mountains, Japan, 7 May 1999.
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Large flowering tree.
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Young leafing branch.
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Leafing branch with old female flowers.
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Expanded leaves.
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Expanded leaves.

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