EPPO Global Database

Syringa x chinensis(SYRCH)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SYRCH
  • Preferred name: Syringa x chinensis
  • Authority: Willdenow


A hybrid lilac, S. vulgaris x S. persica, raised in cultivation, widely grown as an ornamental shrub.  It was in earlier centuries believed to have a Chinese origin (hence its name), but in fact probably originated in Western Asia

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Syringa chinensis Willdenow
Syringa vulgaris x S. persica

Common names
Name Language
Chinese lilac English
chinesischer Flieder German
Königsflieder German
lilas de Rouen French
lilas varin French
lilla della Cina Italian
Chinese sering Dutch
сирень китайская Russian
lilak chiński Polish
šeřík čínský Czech
orgován čínsky Slovak
бузок китайський Ukrainian