Brief Description: Deciduous tree, with height up to 40 metres. Wide, obovate to ellipsoid leaves, sharp-pointed on the apex, asymmetrical on the base, with serrate margins. Flowers with hexamerous perianth. The fruit is winged nutlet (samara), obovate to ellipsoid. It bears flowers from March until April. 
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Particular Features: Wych elms are widely used as ornamental trees in parks, squares and lines of trees. Their wood is useful in the manufacture of wheels, tools, musical instruments, furniture, ship-building etc. The leafage of all kinds of genus Ulmus constitutes precious a 
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