Difference between revisions of "Cercis griffithii"

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<b>Old World</b>: <br>
 
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*Cercis chinensis - Chinese Redbud (eastern Asia; includes C. glabra and C. japonica) <br>
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*''Cercis chinensis'' - Chinese Redbud (eastern Asia; includes C. glabra and C. japonica) <br>
*Cercis gigantea - Giant Redbud (China) <br>
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*''Cercis gigantea'' - Giant Redbud (China) <br>
*Cercis griffithii - Afghan Redbud (southern central Asia) <br>
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*''Cercis griffithii'' - Afghan Redbud (southern central Asia) <br>
*Cercis racemosa - Chain-flowered Redbud (western China) <br>
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*''Cercis racemosa'' - Chain-flowered Redbud (western China) <br>
*Cercis siliquastrum - Judas-tree or European Redbud (Mediterranean region) <br>
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*''Cercis siliquastrum'' - Judas-tree or European Redbud (Mediterranean region) <br>
 
<b>New World</b>: <br>
 
<b>New World</b>: <br>
*Cercis canadensis - Eastern Redbud (eastern North America) <br>
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*''Cercis canadensis'' - Eastern Redbud (eastern North America) <br>
*Cercis mexicana - Mexican Redbud (Mexico; often treated as a variety of C. canadensis) <br>
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*''Cercis mexicana'' - Mexican Redbud (Mexico; often treated as a variety of C. canadensis) <br>
*Cercis occidentalis - California Redbud or Western Redbud (California) <br>
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*''Cercis occidentalis'' - California Redbud or Western Redbud (California) <br>
*Cercis reniformis - Oklahoma Redbud (Oklahoma; often treated as a variety of C. canadensis)<br>
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*''Cercis reniformis'' - Oklahoma Redbud (Oklahoma; often treated as a variety of C. canadensis)<br>
*Cercis texensis - Texas Redbud (Texas; often treated as a variety of C. canadensis) <br>
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*''Cercis texensis'' - Texas Redbud (Texas; often treated as a variety of C. canadensis) <br>
  
 
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====Habitat in Armenia====
 
====Habitat in Armenia====
Met in [[Maghri Town|Meghri]] region only.   
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Met in [[Meghri Town|Meghri]] region only.   
 
   
 
   
 
====Habitat and ecology====
 
====Habitat and ecology====

Latest revision as of 17:35, 14 June 2005

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File:240px-Cercis.jpg Cercis, the Redbuds, is a genus of about 6-10 species in the subfamily Faboideae of the pea family Fabaceae, native to warm-temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. They are small deciduous trees or large shrubs, characterised by simple, rounded to heart-shaped leaves and pinkish-red flowers borne in the early spring on bare leafless shoots.

A full list of species in the genus is:


Old World:

  • Cercis chinensis - Chinese Redbud (eastern Asia; includes C. glabra and C. japonica)
  • Cercis gigantea - Giant Redbud (China)
  • Cercis griffithii - Afghan Redbud (southern central Asia)
  • Cercis racemosa - Chain-flowered Redbud (western China)
  • Cercis siliquastrum - Judas-tree or European Redbud (Mediterranean region)

New World:

  • Cercis canadensis - Eastern Redbud (eastern North America)
  • Cercis mexicana - Mexican Redbud (Mexico; often treated as a variety of C. canadensis)
  • Cercis occidentalis - California Redbud or Western Redbud (California)
  • Cercis reniformis - Oklahoma Redbud (Oklahoma; often treated as a variety of C. canadensis)
  • Cercis texensis - Texas Redbud (Texas; often treated as a variety of C. canadensis)

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Plant in Armenia

Հուդայածառ գրիֆիթի (“Hudayatsar grifiti”)

Status

Very rare species. Only two populations known in Armenia. The population in Shvanidzor has almost completely disappeared.

Habitat in Armenia

Met in Meghri region only.

Habitat and ecology

Grows in dry rocky hills.

Biology and potential value

Natural reproduction is unsatisfactory. High decorative plant.

Measures of protection

Control over and protection of the populations should be established.

External links

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cercis