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Taxon: Pyrus dimorphophylla Makino

Genus: Pyrus
Section: Pashia
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 104688
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 22:65. 1908
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5435857
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 09-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 27 (19 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu (c.)]


  1. Challice, J. S. & M. N. Westwood. 1973. Numerical taxonomic studies of the genus Pyrus using both chemical and botanical characters. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 67:123.
  2. Iketani, H. & H. Ohashi. 1993. Taxonomy of native species of Pyrus in Taiwan. J. Jap. Bot. 68:40. Note: = Pyrus calleryana Decne.
  3. Itai, A. 2007. Chapter 6. Pear. Genome mapping and molecular breeding in plants (7 vols.) Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. 4:157-190.
  4. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan. Note: = Pyrus calleryana Decne.
  5. 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 8:313-326.
  6. Lombard, P. B. et al. 1984. Related genera and Pyrus species for pear rootstock to control size and yield. Acta Hort. 146:197-202.
  7. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). Note: = Pyrus calleryana var. dimorphophylla (Makino) Koidz.
  8. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. Note: = Pyrus calleryana var. dimorphophylla (Makino) Koidz.
  9. Tamura, F. 2012. Recent advances in research on Japanese pear rootstocks. J. Jap. Soc. Hort. Sci. 81:1-10.
  10. Teng, Y.-W. et al. 2002. Genetic relationships of Pyrus species and cultivars native to East Asia revealed by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA markers. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 127:262-270.
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  12. 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.

Check other web resources for Pyrus dimorphophylla Makino :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104688. Accessed 29 May 2020.