Weeping Willow

Salix babylonica (Wikipedia)

Salix babylonica (Babylon willow or weeping willow; Chinese: 垂柳; pinyin: chuí liǔ) is a species of willow native to dry areas of northern China, but cultivated for millennia elsewhere in Asia, being traded along the Silk Road to southwest Asia and Europe.

Salix babylonica
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Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Salicaceae
Genus: Salix
S. babylonica
Binomial name
Salix babylonica
    • Ficus salix H.Lév. & Vaniot
    • Salix babylonica var. glandulipilosa P.I.Mao & W.Z.Li
    • Salix cantoniensis Hance
    • Salix capitata Y.L.Chou & Skvortsov
    • Salix chinensis Burm.f.
    • Salix dependens Nakai
    • Salix jeholensis Nakai
    • Salix jishiensis C.F.Fang & J.Q.Wang
    • Salix lasiogyne Seemen
    • Salix lenta Fr.
    • Salix matsudana Koidz.
    • Salix matsudana var. anshanensis C.Wang & J.Z.Yan
    • Salix matsudana var. pseudomatsudana (Y.L.Chou & Skvortsov) Y.L.Chou
    • Salix napoleonis F.W.Schultz
    • Salix neolasiogyne Nakai
    • Salix ohsidare Kimura
    • Salix pingliensis Y.L.Chou
    • Salix pseudogilgiana H.Lév.
    • Salix pseudolasiogyne H.Lév.
    • Salix pseudomatsudana Y.L.Chou & Skvortsov
    • Salix subfragilis Andersson
    • Salix yuhkii Kimura
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