Botanical name: Corylopsis himalayana Family: Hamamelidaceae (Witch-hazel family)
Synonyms: Corylopsis grata, Corylopsis manipurensis
Himalayan Winter Hazel is a large shrub or sometimes small tree, native to the Himalayas that can reach up to 15 ft in height. The oval leaves are up to 4 inches long and have brown felted undersides. In early spring the very pale yellow flowers are borne in racemes holding up to 30 blooms each. The new shoots are densely downy. Himalayan Winter Hazel is found in the Himalayas of NE India.
Identification credit: K.L. Chaudhary
The flower labeled Himalayan Winter Hazel is ...