Botany Photo of the Day Castanopsis delavayi

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Despite a spectacular bloom with sprays of gold-coloured flowers in the spring, this relative of oak trees remains largely unknown in cultivation. Delavay’s chinquapin is native to four provinces in southern China, where it is an arboreal constituent of the region’s mixed and broad-leaved evergreen forests. Introduced into Western cultivation in 1924 via George Forrest, […]

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