Cercis Linnaeus. Subfamily: Cercidioideae. Redbud.
A genus of about 6-10 species, trees of north temperate areas. Apparently the basalmost (evolutionarily the earliest diverging) extant genus in the Fabaceae (Lewis et al. 2005).
Ref: Fritsch & Cruz (2012); Fritsch et al. (2018); Greene (1912a); Hopkins (1942); Isely (1975); Isely (1990); Isely (1998); Lewis et al. (2005); Robertson & Lee (1976). Show full citations.