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Taxon: Crataegus azarolus L.

 
Genus: Crataegus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 12083
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:477. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 18 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran (w.), Iraq (n.), Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece [Crete]


    Cultivated

    Europe
    • Europe (s.)


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan (natzd.?)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  3. Byatt, J. I. 1976. The genus Crataegus (Rosaceae) in Greece. Candollea 31:292.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  9. Meikle, R. D. 1977-1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  10. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  11. Pottier-Alapetite, G. 1979-1981. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones.
  12. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. Note: mentions
  13. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  14. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  15. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  16. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  17. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.
  18. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Crataegus azarolus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Crataegus azarolus cultivars
  • 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=12083. Accessed 15 July 2019.