Fagus sylvatica 'Cristata'

Cockscomb Beech. Small, open, fast growing tree with short-stalked leaves clustered together at the tips of the branchlets, the individual leaves lobed and curled. Origin unknown but available since 1836.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fagales
family       Fagaceae
genus        Fagus L.
species         Fagus sylvatica L.