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Taxon: Pyrus ×xerophila T. T. Yu

 
Genus: Pyrus
Section: Pashia
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 104686
Place of publication: Acta Phytotax. Sin. 8:233. 1963
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • a complex hybrid derived from Pyrus pashia, P. ussuriensis and occidental pears
  • • valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 17-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • mu li  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Gansu Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu, Henan Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng]


References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  2. Jiang, S. et al. 2016. Primitive genepools of Asian pears and their complex hybrid origins inferred from fluorescent sequence-specific amplification polymorphism (SSAP) markers based on LTR retrotransposons. PLoS One 11(2): e0149192. Note: supports its hybrid origin
  3. Katayama, H. et al. 2012. Phylogenetic utility of structural alterations found in the chloroplast genome of pear: hypervariable regions in a highly conserved genome. Tree Genet. Genomes 8:311-326. Note: this study did not mention Pyrus xerophila, but it showed that "species and cultivars native to east Asia had the lowest affinity to the cultivars of P. communis"
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  5. Teng, Y. 2011. The pear industry in China. Chron. Hort. 51:23-27.
  6. 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.
  7. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  8. Zheng, X. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic utility and molecular evolution of the nuclear alcohol dehydrogenase gene in Pyrus. Acta Hort. 859:271-280.
  9. Zheng, X. et al. 2011. Molecular evolution of Adh and LEAFY and the phylogenetic utility of their introns in Pyrus (Rosaceae). B. M. C. Evol. Biol. 11:255.

Check other web resources for Pyrus ×xerophila T. T. Yu :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104686. Accessed 21 July 2019.