Definition of Circis siliquastrum
1. Noun. 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.
Group relationships: Cercis, Genus Cercis
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Circis Siliquastrum
Literary usage of Circis siliquastrum
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1. Fulham Old and New: Being an Exhaustive History of the Ancient Parish of Fulham by Charles James Féret (1900)
"circis siliquastrum (Judas Tree) .......... Ulmus Album (White Elm) Liriodendron Tulipifera (Tulip Tree) 1881 1883 1884 At the invitation of Bishop Jackson, ..."