Gleditsia sinensis

Gleditsia sinensis

  • Gleditsia sinensis
  • Gleditsia sinensis
  • Gleditsia sinensis
  • Gleditsia sinensis
  • Flower name
    Gleditsia sinensis
  • Scientific name
    Gleditsia sinensis
  • Aliasシナサイカチ, 唐皀莢
  • Place of origin China
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Botanical Gardens, Low mountains, Sub-alpine
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Gleditsia sinensis

Gleditsia sinensis ,American Honeylocust、Bigspine Honeylocust,、Common Honeylocust、Chinese Honey Locust (Gleditsia sinensis) is native to China. It is a deciduous tree of the family, Fabaceae. Sharp spines on trunks and branches are branched and sharply pointed at the tips. It produces white to pale yellow flowers in the spring and early summer. In autumn, after flowering, it produces hard gray bean fruits. The bark, the root bark, the leaves, the fruits, the seeds and the thorns are used for the raw materials of the herbal medicines for expectoration, such as the Gleditsia japonica and the Gleditsia japonica.

Common name: Gleditsia sinensis, scientific name: Gleditsia sinensis, Aka: American Honeylocust、Bigspine Honeylocust, Common Honeylocust、Chinese Honey Locust, color: white to pale yellow, flowering season: May to June, Male flowers: 1 cm in diameter; bisexual flowers: 1 to 1.2 cm in diameter, Type: pea, fruit length: 30 cm, fruit color: gray.


  • Order
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Gleditsia sinensis
  • Species
    Gleditsia sinensis
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Butterfly shape
  • Leaf type
    Even pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typedeciduous tree
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1500.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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