Cherry blossom/ Sakura


Cerasus × yedoensis/ Cherry var. someiyoshino/ ソメイヨシノ

学名/ Botanical name : Cerasus

シノニム/ Synonym : Prunus

英名/ English name : Cherry Blossom

日本名/ Japanese name: サクラ 桜

 タイ語名/ Thai name: ต้นเชอร์รี่ ต้นเชอร์รี่ T̂n chex r̒ rī̀, ดอกซากุระ Dxk sākura

イタリア語名/Italian name: fiori di ciliegio

原産地/ Original : Asia, Europe


In Japan, it is said more than 300 varieties or 600 varieties can be identified which delivered from species or sub-species native in Japan which can be more or less 100, and the 10 most important ones are selected as basic species. From these natives,  more than 200 or 500 cultivars could be developed. Therefore we can enjoy to watch variety of cherry or Sakura blossoms from very early spring to early summer, and some varieties bloom in autumn again. For your information please visit another page “All varieties of Cherry in Japan“.

写真ギャラリー/ Gallery 

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美しい桜のビデオをお楽しみください Please enjoy video clips of beautiful cherry



Wikipedia English:

Wikipedia 日本語:

品種名はこちらから/ Please jump to Index page of Cherry blossom

桜の品種の目次へ/ To index of Cherry variety name



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