Cherry blossom (scientific name: Cerasus sp.): It is a collective name for several species of the genus Rosaceae in the Rosaceae family. Cherry blossoms are trees, 4-16 meters high, and the bark is gray. Branchlets pale purple-brown, glabrous, twigs green, sparsely pilose. Winter buds are ovoid, glabrous. The leaves are elliptic or obovate, 5-12 cm long, 2.5-7 cm wide, apex acuminate or abruptly pointed, base rounded, sparsely wedge-shaped, with sharp and serrated edges, tooth tips tapering, small glands, Dark green above, glabrous, pale green below, sparsely pilose along veins, 7-10 pairs of lateral veins; petiole 1.3-1.5 cm long, densely pilose, with 1-2 glands on top or sometimes without glands Body; stipules lanceolate, with fissurate glandular teeth, pilose, caducous.
The newly revised name of "Chinese Flora" refers specifically to "Tokyo Sakura", also known as "Japanese Cherry Blossom", and from March 15th to April 15th each year is Japan's "Sakura Festival". There are many varieties of cherry blossoms, with more than 300 species. There are about 150 wild cherry blossoms in the world and more than 50 species in China. Among the ancestors of about 40 wild species of cherry blossoms around the world, 33 are native to China. Others are varieties derived from horticultural crosses.