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Common name

English: Chinese wisteria

German: Chinesischer Blauregen

Mandarin: 紫藤 (zi teng)

Portuguese: Glicínia


Kingdom: Plantae (2629)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2532)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2141)

      Order: Fabales (241)

        Family: Fabaceae (241)(family description)

          Genus: Wisteria (1)

            Epithet: sinensis (Sims)Sweet (3)

Synonym: Millettia chinensis Benth.

chinensis => of Chinese origin

sinensis => of Chinese origin


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: liana

Flower colour: blue, purple, violet, white

External links

Check for Wisteria sinensis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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