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(Plants) any tree or shrub of the leguminous genus Cercis, which includes the redbud and Judas tree
[C19: New Latin, from Greek kerkis weaver's shuttle, Judas tree]
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Noun1.cercis - deciduous shrubs and trees of eastern Asia, southern Europe and the United StatesCercis - 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
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The Redbud, Cercis canadensis, or one of its named cultivars such as Forest Pansy or Lavender Twist are 15-foot, upright-growing small trees with lavender flowers that are followed by heart-shaped leaves.
Cercidiphyllum, so called because its leaves resemble those of the Judas tree, Cercis siliquastrum, is a handsome tree.
Tourism is essential for Mardin," said another business manager, Ebru Baybara Demir, who runs the province's famed Cercis Murat Konay-y restaurant.
2002) dealt with the introduction of fungi into the wood of Cercis canadensis by the Asian ambrosia beetle and the resulting fungal growth.
I expect to see him hanging by his neck from a cercis siliquastrum as soon as DISY 'money movers' are indicted -- if ever
Effect of acid scarification and cold moist stratification on the germination of Cercis siliquastrum L.
Changes in leaf hydraulic conductance correlate with leaf vein embolism in Cercis siliquastrum L.
Ben recently set up Grow Gardens, which is the Dubai division of Cercis International, an established landscape gardening design business based in North London.
146 94 45 borbonia 1994 REDBUD California Cercis occidentalis 1980 71 45 38 Eastern Cercis canadensis var.
Try a combination of Lupin Chandelier, Euphorbia Robbiae, Lysimachia Atropurpurea Beaujolais with perhaps a small tree Cercis Canadensis for unrivalled leaf form and colour.