Pterocarya is a small genus of about 10 species, native in western and eastern Asia. Several species and hybrids are cultivated for ornament. Two taxa have been observed as escapes from cultivation in Belgium.


Kozlowski G., Bétrisey S. & Song Y.-G. (2018) Wingnuts (Pterocacya) & walnut family : Relict trees : Linking the past, present and future. Natural History Museum Fribourg: 127 pp.

Wijnands D.O. (1989) Pterocarya. In: Walters S.M. & al. (eds.), The European Garden Flora, vol. 3. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 20.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith