Taxon: Pyrus ussuriensis Maxim.

 
Genus: Pyrus
    Section: Pashia
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Maleae
        Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 30607
Place of publication: Bull. Cl. Phys.-Math. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 15:132. 1857 ("1856")
Name Verified on: 06-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Jul-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 182 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Pl Res SEAs 2:273. 1991)
  • Gene sources: cold tolerance for pear (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for pear (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for Asian pear (fide Breed Pl Tree Crops 153, 157. 2009)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for pear (fide F ChinaEng; but see Acta Hort 475:135. 1998)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of Asian pear (based on crosses with Pyrus pyrifolia fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 301. 2008)
  • Gene sources: research in plant biology (for genome mapping fide Acta Hort 839:487. 2008)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of pear (based on records of crosses with Pyrus communis fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 315. 2008)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Heilongjiang, - Hebei, - Gansu, - Jilin, - Liaoning, - Shanxi, - Shandong, - Shaanxi, - Nei Monggol
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu; Korea
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye

  • Cultivated:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil

References:

  • Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). (AgroAtlas)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Barbosa, W. et al. 2007. Asian pear tree breeding for subtropical areas of Brazil (Fruits) 62:21-26.
  • Bokszczanin, K. & A. A. Przbyla 2008. Preliminary molecular marker maps constructed by using an interspecific cross between Pyrus communis and P. ussuriensis Acta Hort. 839:487-490.
  • Cao, Y. et al. 2012. Genetic diversity of cultivated and wild Ussurian Pear (Pyrus ussuriensis Maxim.) in China evaluated with M13-tailed SSR markers Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 59:9-17.
  • Cao, Y. et al. 2012. Genetic diversity of cultivated and wild Ussurian Pear (Pyrus ussuriensis Maxim.) in China evaluated with M13-tailed SSR markers Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 59:9-17.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  • Fischer, M. 2009. Pear breeding (Breed Pl Tree Crops) 135-160.
  • Forest Experimental Station, Korea Illustrated woody plants of Korea. 1966 (WPl Korea)
  • Fu, Y. C. et al. Flora intramongolica. 1977- (F InnMong)
  • Hancock, J. F. & G. A. Lobos 2008. Pears (Temp Fruit Cr Breed) 10:299-335.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Iketani, H. et al. 1998. Incongruence between RFLPs of chloroplast DNA and morphological classification in east Asian pear Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 45:533-539.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Kimura, T. et al. 2002. Identification of Asian pear varieties by SSR analysis Breed. Sci. 52:115-121.
  • Kitagawa, M. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. 1979 (F Manshur)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Pan, Z. et al. 2002. Genetic diversity of cultivated resources of pear in North China Acta Hort. 587:187-194.
  • Pemberton, R. W. & N. S. Lee 1996. Wild food plants in South Korea; market presence, new crops, and exports to the United States Econ. Bot. 50:60.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Teng, Y.-W. 2011. The pear industry in China Chron. Hort. 51(2):23-27.
  • Teng, Y.-W. et al. 2001. Genetic relationships of pear cultivars in Xinjiang, China, as measured by RAPD markers J. Hort. Sci. Biotechnol. 76:771-779.
  • Tuz, A. S. 1972. K voprosu klassifikatsii roda Pyrus L. (Up-to-date systematics of the genus Pyrus L.) Trudy Prikl. Bot. 46:80.
  • Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:273.
  • Webster, A. D. 1998. A brief review of pear rootstock development Acta Hort. 475:135-142.
  • Webster, A. D. 1998. A brief review of pear rootstock development Acta Hort. 475:135-142.
  • Westwood, M. N. & H. O. Bjornstad 1971. Some fruit characteristics of interspecific hybrids and extent of self-sterility in Pyrus Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 98:22-24.
  • Westwood, M. N. & H. O. Bjornstad 1971. Some fruit characteristics of interspecific hybrids and extent of self-sterility in Pyrus Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 98:22-24.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Pyrus ussuriensis Maxim. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image