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Genus: Cercis L.

Family: Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae tribe Cercideae subtribe Cercidinae
Altfamily: Leguminosae
Also sometimes placed in: Caesalpiniaceae

Genus number: 2315
Last updated: 17-May-2011
Comment: all 10 accepted species are in GRIN.

Complete List of Accepted Species Records.


References for genus:

  • Davis, C. C. et al. 2002. Phylogeny and biogeography of Cercis (Fabaceae): evidence from nuclear ribosomal ITS and chloroplast ndhF sequence data. Syst. Bot. 27:289–302.
  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world. (Leg World) 59.
More:
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Check other nomenclature databases for Cercis:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cercis cultivars

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?2315 (31 July 2014)

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