Styrax obassia (Big Leaf Storax)
Location: Grown in gardens but less popular than «VP:Styrax japonica».
Leaves are almost round with a pointed tip on mature trees and rather hairy on the upper surface. Young trees may have leaves with teeth near the tips or with flat tips.
Fragrant flowers open in June about 2.5cm across in flowerheads up to 20cm long, hanging from branch tips.
Fruits are about 1.8cm long covered with soft brown down.