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CHOSENIA ARBUTIFOLIA (syn. Salix arbutifolia Pall.) is a flowering plant in the family Salicaceae
Salicaceae
, native to Korea
Korea
, Sakhalin
Sakhalin
, Kamchatka
Kamchatka
and the Russian Far East
Russian Far East
.

Its name is taken from the Joseon
Joseon
dynasty which ruled Korea
Korea
until 1897. It is the sole member of genus CHOSENIA, but is included within the closely related genus Salix by some authors.

It is a deciduous , willow -like wind-pollinated tree generally reaching a height of 20-30 m with a columnar crown and grey-brown peeling bark . The leaves are 5-8 cm long and 1.5-2.3 cm broad, with a very finely serrated to nearly entire margin, and an acuminate apex. The flowers are aggregated in pendulous catkins 1–3 cm long; it is dioecious , with male and female flowers on separate trees. Chosenias are fast-growing pioneer trees on sand and pebble river banks.

REFERENCES

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* ^ "Genus CHOSENIA". Taxonomy. UniProt. Retrieved 2010-02-04. * ^ Skvortsov, A. K. 1957. Commentationes de morphologia et systematica salicarum. IV. On the correct species epithet for Chosenia. — Bot. mat. Gerb. Bot. in-ta AN SSSR 18: 42–47. * ^ Flora of China: Chosenia
Chosenia
arbutifolia * ^ Salicicola Articles: Chosenia
Chosenia
I, II * ^ Korean Plant
Plant
Names Index: Salix arbutifolia

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