Parrotiopsis jacquemontiana
Common name: 
No English common name
(Kashmeri names Hatab, Pohu)
Pronunciation: 
par-ro-ti-OP-sis jak-mon-ti-A-na
Family: 
Hamamelidaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous upright tree, 8-12(20) ft (2.4-3.7(6) m) tall.  Leaves alternate, simple, ovate to orbicular, 5-9 cm, margins with broad serrations, dark green above, dense stellate pubescence on vein below, petioles to 13 mm.  Flowers small, without petals, the most obvious parts are the 15-20 densely packed, yellow, stamens; in clusters subtended by 4-6 white, ovate bracts.  Fruit is a dehiscent capsule.
  • Culture is similar to that of Parrotia.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5     Native to Himalaya.
  • Portland, OR: Elk Rock
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    buds, winter