Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Ulmus parvifolia Jacq.
ULMACEAE
Chinese elm
Invasive, Potential minor problem species
Origin:
Growth Form: Tree
Plant Description: Plant: Tree, usually develops a rounded crown with very fine branches. Twigs slender, zigzag, brown in color, with obvious orange lenticels. May be pubescent. Bark very distinctive, even when young. Mottled green, gray and orange, puzzle pieces separated by red-orange (inner bark). May be fluted.Leaves: Alternate, simple, pinnately veined, elliptical, up to 2 1/2 inches long, with a serrate margin; base of leaf is conspicuously inequilateral. Leaf is shiny dark green above and nearly glabrous. Flower: Inconspicuous, appearing in clusters August to September. Fruit: A flattened, winged samara, nearly round but notched at the top, 1/2 inch long. Plant: Tree, usually develops a rounded crown with very fine branches. Twigs slender, zigzag, brown in color, with obvious orange lenticels. May be pubescent. Bark very distinctive, even when young. Mottled green, gray and orange, puzzle pieces separated by red-orange (inner bark). May be fluted.
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Comments: Suspected/Possible

Photo - bark



J.S. Peterson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Photo - leaves/pods



J.S. Peterson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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