EPPO Global Database

Syringa x chinensis(SYRCH)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

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

Notes

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