Cercis siliquastrum L.

Cercis siliquastrum L.

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Synonymy

    Taxon info

    Cercis siliquastrum is widespread in the Mediterranean region and frequently planted as an ornamental along roads. It is a large deciduous shrub or small tree. The pinkish purple flowers, appearing directly from branches just before or with the leaves, are the colour for Easter (Πάσχα) in Greece.A
    A. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E. & al., Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31. 2013: p. 330 [Plate 7.4]

    Distribution

    IoI NPi SPi Pe StE EC NC NE NAe WAe Kik KK EAe 

    Greece (East Aegean islandspresent; East Central Greecepresent; Ionian Islandspresent; Kikladespresent; Kriti and Karpathosabsent; North Aegean islandspresent; North Central Greecepresent; North Pindospresent; North-East Greecepresent; Peloponnisospresent; South Pindospresent; Sterea Ellaspresent; West Aegean islandspresent)

    Status

    Native

    Chorology

    Mediterranean-SW Asian

    Life-form

    Phanerophyte

    Habitat

    Woodlands and scrub

    Notes

    Doubtfully native in Kik.

    Specimens

    CountryDateCollector + collecting numberHerbariaTypeScanDerivatives
    Greece, Hellenic Republic2017-04-11Willing,R. & Willing, E. -20107HWilling
    Citation: Greece, Hellenic Republic, Lassithi, Vryses, 35°14'15"N, 25°37'6.996"E, 11.4.2017, Willing,R. & E. Willing -20107. (HWilling JACQ-ID 1184207)

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