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accepted Cercis siliquastrum L.

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Cercis siliquastrum

Accepted name

Cercis siliquastrum L.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11


Siliquastrum orbicularis Moench10


Tribe: Cercideae;  Genus: Cercis

Vernacular names

Arbol de Judea3; Arbre de Jud‚e12; Arbre de Jud‚e12; Arguan (Turkm)13; Bagryannik Rozhkovyi (Rus)14; Iudino Derevo (Rus)9; Judas Tree15; Judas Tree7; Judas Tree16; Nandumbus3; Tzertzis Evropeiski (Rus)9; Tzertzis Rozhkovyi (Rus)11


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Domestic15; Environmental15; Environmental7; Environmental16; Environmental9; Food and Drink15; Medicine15


Presence on Mauritius not confirmed by Polhill (1990).6

Geographical records

Africa4:   South Africa(I)4

Argentina:   Buenos Aires3, Cordoba3

Asia7, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20:   Afghanistan(N)15, Armenia(I)8, Azerbaijan(I), Gruzia(I)8, India(I)20, Iran(N)18, Iraq(N)15, Pakistan(I)7, Russia in Asia(I), Tadzhikistan(I)21, Turkmenistan(I)22, Uzbekistan(I)23

Australasia4:   Australia(I)4

Azerbaijan:   Azerbaijan*24

Europe17:   Albania(N)1, Balearic Is(I)17, Bulgaria(N)1, Corsica(I)17, Crete(N)1, former Yugoslavia(N)1, France-F.E.(N)1, Greece(N)1, Italy-F.E.(N)1, Malta(I)17, Moldova(I)25, 26, Portugal(I)1, Sicily(N)17, Spain-F.E.(I)1, Turkey in Europe(N)1, Ukraine(I)

India:   Punjab20

Indian Ocean6, 12:   Mauritius(I)6, 12

Middle East15, 17:   East Aegean Is (Greek)(N)17, Israel(N)15, Jordan(N)15, Lebanon(N)15, Syria(N)15, Turkey in Asia(N)17

North America4, 27:   United States(I)4, 27

Pacific Ocean16:   New Zealand (North)(I)16, New Zealand (South)(I)16

Russia in Asia:   Dagestan28, Krasnodar29, Stavropol29

South America3:   Argentina(I)3

Ukraine:   Ivano-Frankovsk30, 31, Kherson31, Krym11, 32, Lvov30, 31, Odessa31, 33, Ternopol30, 31, 34, Zakarpatskaya31, 35, Zaporozhye36

United States:   California4

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description1, 3, 7, 9, 15, 18, 37;  Illustration3, 9, 10, 11, 15, 18, 23


2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 2005-10 Agababian M (French vern. names)


1:Heywood, V.H. & Ball, P.W. (1968) Leguminosae. In: Flora Europaea Vol. 2. ed. Tutin, T.G. et al.
2:Linnaeus, C. von (1753) Sp. Pl.
3:Burkart, A. (1952) Acme Agency, Buenos Aires 569 pp Las Leguminosas Argentinas
4:Isely, D. (1975) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25 (2): 1-228 Legum. of the U.S.: II.
5:Czerepanov, S.K. (1981) Plantae Vasculares, URSS. Leningrad.
6:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
7:Ali, S.I. (1973) Flora of Pakistan, No. 54 Caesalpiniaceae. Karachi: Univ Karac
8:Grossheim, A.A. (1952) Flora Kavkaza, Vol. 5. Moscow, Leningrad. (Rus)
9:Palibin, I.V. (1941) In: Flora URSS, Vol. 11. Mosqua, Leningrad. (Rus)
10:Pidotti, O.A. (1958) In: Dereviya i kustarniki SSSR, Vol. 4. Moscow, Leningrad. (Rus)
11:Yakovlev, G.P. (1987) In: Flora Partis Europaeae URSS, Vol. 6. Leningrad. (Rus)
12:Bojer, W. (1837) Hortus Mauritianus ou Enumeration des Plants... l'ile Maurice
13:Gammerman, A.F. (1942) Transact. Turkoman. Branch Akad. Sci. USSR (Ashchabad), 2: 55-92.
14:Roskov, Yu. R. (1997) Editing data for CD publication.
15:Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (1974) Flora of Iraq. Vol. 3. Baghdad.
16:Horn, P.E. (1988) Herbarium References
17:Greuter, W. et al. (Eds.) (1989) Med-Checklist Vol. 4 (published)
18:Rechinger, K.H. (1986) Flora Iranica 160: Caesalpineaceae
19:Komarov, V.L. (1945) Flora of the U.S.S.R. Vol XI (Engl. Translation 1972)
20:Parker, R.N. (1918) Forest Flora for the Punjab with Hazara and Delhi
21:Rasulova, M.R. (1978) In: Flora Tadzhikskoi SSR, 2nd ed. Vol. 5. Leningrad. (Rus)
22:Nikitina, E.V. (1957) In: Flora Kirgizskoi SSR, Vol. 7. Frunze. (Rus)
23:Drobov, V.P. (1955) In: Flora Uzbekistanica, Vol. 3. Taschkent. (Rus)
24:Gadzhiev, V.D. (1954) In: Flora Azerbaijana, Vol. 5. Baku. (Rus)
25:Geideman, T.S. (1986) Opredelitel vysshikh rasteni Moldavskoi SSR, 3rd ed.
26:Nikolaev, V. Ya. (1994) Information from CHIS Herbarium (Kishinev, Moldavia).
27:Isely, D. (1998) Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah
28:Lvov, P.L. (1960) Opredelitel rasteni Dagestana. Makhachkala. (Rus)
29:Galkin, M.A. (1994) Special checking of North Caucasian Legumes for ILDIS.
30:Kagalo, A.A. (1994) Information from LW Herbarium (Lvov, Ukraine).
31:Visyulina, O.D. (1954) Leguminosae. In: Flora URSR, Vol. 6. Kiev. (Ukr)
32:Bochkin, V.D. (1994) Information from MHA Herbarium (Moscow, Russia).
33:Vasiljeva-Nemertsalova, T.V. (1994) Special checking of Leguminosae of Odessa Province.
34:Kagalo, A.A. (1994) Information from KW Herbarium (Kiev, Ukraine).
35:Kagalo, A.A. (1994) Information from UU Herbarium (Uzhgorod, Ukraine).
36:Khodosovtzev, A.E. (1994) Information from Herbarium of Kherson Pedagogical Institute
37:Isely, D. (1973) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25 (1): 1-152 Legum. of the U.S.: I.

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