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Japanese larch

Larix kaempferi (Lamb.) Carrière

Family: Pinaceae

Name justification:
The botanic name of the genus is the same one that was used in Latin for these trees.
The species is dedicated to Engelbert Kaempfer (1651-1716), who was linked to the Danish West India Company and later to the University of Uppsala.

Common name: Japanese larch
Description: Tall tree
Leaf: Decidious Acicular

Origin and distribution:
It comes from Japan, from the surrounding areas of Mount Fuji. It is cultivated for ornamental purposes.

Location in the garden:
There is only one specimen at the open area of the A Coruña avenue, in front of the Faculty of Chemistry.


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