Japanese flowering cherry
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Japanese flowering cherry,any of a variety of flowering cherrycherry,
name for several species of trees or shrubs of the genus Prunus (a few are sometimes classed as Padus) of the family Rosaceae (rose family) and for their fruits.
..... Click the link for more information. species native to East Asia.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/