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Lithocarpus_edulis

Lithocarpus edulis

Lithocarpus edulis (common name, Japanese Stone Oak) is a species of stone-oak native to Japan. It is an evergreen tree growing up to 15 metres tall. The nuts are edible for people but taste bitter. The nuts contain tannins, however soaking them in water removes them. It is cultivated as an ornamental plant.

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