Chosenia


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Chosenia

 

a genus of plants of the family Salicaceae. There is a single species, C. arbutifolia (formerly C. macrolepis). A rapidly growing tree, it has an erect trunk measuring 25–30 m in height (sometimes to 37 m). The tree is found in Korea, Japan, Northeast China, and the USSR (in the Far East and East Siberia— west to Baikal). The wood is used for telegraph poles, bridges, and various small articles.

REFERENCE

Kolesnikov, B. P. “Chozeniia i ee tsenozy na Dal’nem Vostoke.” Trudy Dal’nevostochnogo filiala AN SSSR. Seriia botanicheskaia, 1937, vol. 2.
References in classic literature ?
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Pine tree, dwarf Siberian pine, fir tree, birch, aspen grow almost everywhere and Siberian cedar grows in southern regions and fragrant poplar and Chosenia in mountains.
While in forest tundra zone, moose usually bred on terraces with thin alder or young Chosenia shrubs, as well as in sparse larch areas near streams in the river valleys.
5] proposed a new sub generic classification for the genus with splitting traditionally recognized subgenus Salix into three subgenera Salix, Chosenia and Triandrea.