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Common name

English: Peking tree lilac

Mandarin: 暴马丁香 (bao ma ding xiang)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Scrophulariales (98)

        Family: Oleaceae (19)(family description)

          Genus: Syringa (2)

            Epithet: reticulata (2)

              Subspecies: pekinensis (Ruprecht) P. S. Green & M. C. Chan

pekinensis => from Beijing

reticulata => meaning networked (veins in the leaf)

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: shrub, tree

Flower colour: beige, white

External links

Check for Syringa reticulata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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