Cherry var. Someiyoshino

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Cherry var. Someiyoshino/ ソメイヨシノ

学名/ Botanical name : Cerasus × yedoensis “Someiyoshino”

シノニム/ Synonym : Prunus × yedoensis “Someiyoshino”

英名/ English name : Cherry var. Someiyoshino

別名/ Alternative English name: Someiyoshino, Yoshino cherry

日本名/ Japanese name:  ソメイヨシノ 染井吉野

日本名別名/ Alternative Japanese name: 吉野桜

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

原産地/ Original : Japan


It occurs as a natural or artificial hybrid in Japan and is now one of the most popular and widely planted cultivated flowering cherries (sakura) in temperate climates worldwide. It is said about 80% of cherries in Japan is this variety and making Sakura front in spring in Japan. This variety was developed by crossing Oshima (C. speciosa) and Edo-higan (C. spachiana) and originally cred in Japan at the end of Edo era. This variety is consists of one clone and plant from seedlings will be different varieties. The original tree has not been identified but a tree near the Equestrian statue of Prince Komatsu Akihito in Ueno park is considered one of the nearest tree of the original tree.



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