genus Cercis


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Noun1.genus Cercis - deciduous shrubs and trees of eastern Asia, southern Europe and the United Statesgenus Cercis - deciduous shrubs and trees of eastern Asia, southern Europe and the United States
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Circis siliquastrum, Judas tree, love tree - small tree of the eastern Mediterranean having abundant purplish-red flowers growing on old wood directly from stems and appearing before the leaves: widely cultivated in mild regions; wood valuable for veneers