|Etymology||Genus||Name after the friend (Arfeuille) of the botanist, Pierre, who described the species.|
|Synonyms||Koelreuteria arborescens Pierre|
|Common Names||Hop Tree|
|Status||Exotic: Cultivated Only|
|Native Distribution||Thailand and Laos|
Habit of the Hop Tree showing its bushy foliage.
Tiny flowers and young fruits sticking from the terminal of the branch.
Memorise this foliage form, and it will be easy to identify the tree.
Whorled arrangement of the leaf, and the slight asymmetry of the leaflets.
Three winged fruit (left) and the interior, showing the seeds (right)