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Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Saxifragales
Familia: Cercidiphyllaceae
Genus: Cercidiphyllum
Species: Cercidiphyllum japonicum

The Katsura, Cercidiphyllum japonicum, its a boy!

Cercidiphyllum japonicum


Cercidiphyllum japonicum von Siebold & Zuccarini 1835

Vernacular name
Türkçe: Katsura ağacı


Cercidiphyllum japonicum, known as the Japanese Judas-tree, is a species of flowering tree in the Cercidiphyllaceae family that commonly goes by the name Katsura tree. It is native to China and Japan. The tree is deciduous and grows to 40 to 60 feet. Its leaves are round. The tree flowers in March or April and produces winged seeds. There are several different cultivars grown including 'Aureum', 'Heronswood Globe', 'Pendula', and 'Ruby'.


* David H. West, Arthur H. Chappelka, Kenneth M. Tilt, Harry G. Ponder, and J. David Williams,(1999). Effect of tree shelters on survival, growth, and wood quality of 11 tree species commonly planted in the southern United States, Journal of Arboriculture 25(2)

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