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Common name

English: Weeping willow

German: Trauerweide

Mandarin: 垂柳 (chui liu)

Portuguese: Salgueiro-chorão

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Malpighiales (111)

        Family: Salicaceae (10)(family description)

          Genus: Salix (5)

            Epithet: babylonica L. (1)

babylonica => of Babylonia origin (Babylonia was a state in Lower Mesopotamia (Iraq), with Babylon as its capital)

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

Check for Salix babylonica at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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