Cercis chinensis Bunge
C. japonica Planch.
Leguminosae
Cercis chinensis (22173 Bytes)
Deciduous, bushy shrub with errect branches. Rounded, glossy, leathery leaves, 7-12 cm long and wide. Base deep hart-shaped. Bright pink flowers in May. Clusters of 5-8 single flowers, 1.5-2 cm long.

Home: China

Other views: Flowering branch

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Rainer Oberle

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Cercis chinensis by Plants for a future database

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