The Corylopsis genus contains about 30 species, commonly called the Witch hazel family. The majority of species are endemic to China but with some also in Japan, Korea, and the Himalayas. They are shrubs to small trees that have dangling racemes of yellow flowers in spring.
Name Derivation: From the Greek korylos, (Hazel) and -opsis (likeness); referrign to the Hazel-like leaves
Common Name: Witch hazel
Corylopsis is in the family Hamamelidaceae.