Taxon: Pyrus amygdaliformis Vill.

Synonym of Pyrus spinosa

Genus: Pyrus
    Section: Pyrus
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Maleae
        Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 70533
Place of publication: Cat. jard. pl. Strasbourg 323. 1807
Name Verified on: 23-Dec-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Feb-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


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