Chinese witch hazel


Definition of Chinese witch hazel

: either of two plants of the family Hamamelidaceae that are native to China:
a : a white-flowered evergreen shrub or small tree (Loropetalum chinense)
b : a large deciduous shrub (Hamamelis mollis) having large fragrant yellow flowers

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