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Juglans regia

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Juglans regia
Matur Wawnit Tree
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Faimily: Juglandaceae
Genus: Juglans
Species: J. regia
Binomial name
Juglans regia

Juglans duclouxiana Dode
J. fallax Dode
J. kamaonia (C. de Candolle) Dode
J. orientis Dode
J. regia var. sinensis C. de Candolle
J. sinensis (C. de Candolle) Dode

Juglans regia, the Persie wawnit, Inglis wawnit, enspecially in Great Breetain, common wawnit, or enspecially in the US, Californie wawnit, is an Auld Warld wawnit tree species native tae the region streikin frae the Balkans eastwart tae the Himalayas an soothwast Cheenae. The lairgest wids is in Kyrgyzstan, whaur trees occur in extensive, near pure wawnit wids at 1,000–2,000 m altitude (Hemery 1998)—notably at Arslanbob in Jalal-Abad Province.

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Juglans regia is a lairge, deciduous tree attainin hichts o 25–35 m, an a trunk up tae 2 m diameter, commonly wi a short trunk an broad croun, tho tawer an narraer in dense wid competeetion. It is a licht-demandin species, requirin fou sun tae grow well.

The bark is smuith, olive-broun whan young an sillery-grey on aulder branches, an featurs scattered broad fissures wi a rougher textur. Lik aw wawnits, the pith o the twigs contains air spaces; this chambered pith is brounish in colour. The leaves are alternately arranged, 25–40 cm lang, odd-pinnate wi 5–9 leaflets, paired alternately wi ane terminal leaflet. The lairgest leaflets is the three at the apex, 10–18 cm lang an 6–8 cm broad; the basal pair o leaflets is a fair feck smawer, 5–8 cm lang, wi the margins o the leaflets entire. The male flouers is in droopin catkins 5–10 cm lang, an the female flouers are terminal, in clusters o twa tae five, ripenin in the hairst intae a fruit wi a green, semifleshy husk an a broun, corrugatit nit. The hale fruit, includin the husk, faws in hairst; the seed is lairge, wi a relatively thin shell, an edible, wi a rich flavour.

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