Taxon: Cercidiphyllum japonicum Siebold & Zucc.

Genus: Cercidiphyllum
Family: Cercidiphyllaceae
Nomen number: 9935
Place of publication: Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 4(3):238. 1846
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Jun-1999
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • katsura-tree  (Source: Dict Gard) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Zhejiang, - Hubei, - Gansu, - Shanxi, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)


Check other web resources for Cercidiphyllum japonicum Siebold & Zucc. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.