A medium size evergreen tree, reaching 20 m tall. The leaves are strap-shaped, 6-12 cm long, and about 1 cm wide, with a central midrib.
This is the northernmost species of the genus, native to southern Japan, eastern China and Taiwan. Occurs in forests, open thickets, and roadsides from near sea level to 1000 m. A fast grower, and reasonably cold-tolerant.
Native to, China, Japan, Taiwan
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