The Japanese Cord Wood (Styphnolobium japonicum, japonicum for coming from Japan) and Japanese pagoda tree, or named after his sour-tasting seeds also Sauerschotenbaum is a species in the subfamily of Fabaceae (Faboideae).
The Japanese cord tree originated in China and then spread in East Asia (Japan, China and Korea). After Europe, he came from Japanese gardens, as Japan was opened up by the Europeans earlier than China. It was introduced in 1747 in Europe. The Japanese cord tree is widespread in Germany today and is due to its resistance to auto exhaust as an avenue tree and park very popular.
The Japanese cord tree is a tree, the height of up to 30 meters reached. The odd pinnate leaves of the Japanese remember the tree line a little of the leaves of the locust and up to 25 cm long.
It flowers from August to September. Its flowers are together in an upright, vituperate inflorescence, which can be up to 30 cm long. The flowers are white to yellowish.
Its seeds are embedded in pulses, separated by a strong constriction of one another.
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