Flower Database

Weeping Willow

Basic information
Flower Name
Weeping Willow
Formal Name
Salix babylonica
Alias
Weeping Willow, 枝垂れ柳, Babylon willow, 糸柳, Salix babylonica, 柳
Habitat
China
Morph
Deciduous tree
Comment
Weeping Willow, Babylon willow, or Shidare Yanagi (Scientific name: Salix babylonica) is native to China,and is deciduous trees of the family Salicaceae. Slow down a slender branch on every side from an upright trunk to create coolness. From March to May, flowers will bloom in a caterpillar inflorescence before leaf development. Pollen is scattered by the wind in April. docdami or Euphorbia , the flowers do not have petals or calyxes, so-called " Flower bloom (achlamydeous flower) ", or bare flowers bloom.
Common name: Weeping Willow, Scientific name: Salix babylonica, aka: Weeping Willow, Babylon willow, Shidare Yanagi , Ito yanagi(in Japanese), Birth place: China, Environment: wetland, life type: deciduous high-trees, height: 10-20 m, leaf blade: single leaf, leaf shape: lanceolate shape, leaf order: alternate, mutual life, yes, petiole: y, leaf edge: Flower: March, May, Fruit: Fruit, seeds: white. Female flower seeds, flower shape: catchin, petal: none, male flower: only stamen, female flower: only pistil, flower size: 0.4 cm, flowering period: Propagation: insect flowers, flower flowers, uses: street trees, park trees, garden trees, flower arrangement materials, for workmanship.
Detailed information
Order
Malpighiales
Family
Salicaceae
Genus
Salix
Species
S. babylonica
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Catkin
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
street, planting River pond
Color
Green, Yellow
Season
Mar Apr May
Height
1000  ~ 2000  [cm]
Diameter
0.4  ~ 0.4