The Cherry Blossom

It's the national tree of Japan

It's science name is Cerasus

In Japan it´s called "Sakura"

These trees are a subspecies that counts with others kind of trees which are cultivated for its fruit.

Its origin seems to come of an ancient greek colony of Kerasos, located in the coast of the Black Sea.

After the battle against Mithridates VI, Lucullus, a roman general, finds this crop and takes it into Rome, becoming very popular soon after in all the empire.