Cerasus speciosa

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    Cerasus speciosa @ Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Cerasus speciosa @ Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Cerasus speciosa @ Kiba Park
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    Cerasus speciosa @ Kiba Park
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    Cerasus speciosa @ Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Cerasus speciosa @ Yatsu tidal flat
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    Cerasus speciosa @ Tokyo
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    Cerasus speciosa @ Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Cerasus speciosa @ Izu oshima
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    Cerasus speciosa @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Cerasus speciosa @ Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Cerasus speciosa
Formal Name
Cerasus speciosa
Alias
Ohshimazakura, Sakura
Habitat
China,Japan
Morph
deciduous broad-leaved tall tree

Comment

What is Cerasus speciosa

Cerasus speciosa or commonly called as Oshima-zakura in Japanese (Scientific name: Cerasus speciosa) is one of the progenitors of the deciduous broad-leaved tree "Sakura" (cherry tree) in the family rosaceae.
From March to April,a corymb comes out and it make white bell-shaped floret several upward bloom together with a leaf appears .
Somei Yoshino(Yoshino cherry tree) was representative with this tree.
In addition, the Kawazu-zakura(Kawazu cherry tree) is said to be a natural cross of this tree and the kanhizakura(Prunus subhirtella).

Generic name: Cerasus speciosa or commonly called as Oshima-zakura,
Scientific name: Cerasus speciosa, Floral size: medium flowerd,
Floral color: white, Blooming way : single, Floral direction: upward Anthesis: from March to April,
Please refer to this for the explanation about the Sakura(cherry tree).

Detailed information

Order
Rosales
Family
Rosaceae
Genus
Cerasus
Species
C. speciosa
Flower language
Outstanding beauty (Apr 05)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GardenBotanic garden
Color
Pink, White
Season
JanFebMarApr
Height
300 ~ 1500 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 4

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