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Taxon: Cydonia oblonga Mill.

 
Genus: Cydonia
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 12779
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Cydonia no. 1. 1768
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/394840
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 05-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Nov-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 262 (134 active, 99 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Food Feed Crops US; Cornucopia)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.)
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Turkmenistan (Kopet Dagh)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. 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)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Badenes, M. L. et al. 2013. Chapter 5. Breeding loquat Pl. Breed. Rev. 37:269.
  4. Bassil, N. V. et al. 2011. Quince (Cydonia oblonga) genetic relationships determined using microsatellite markers Acta Hort. 909:75-83.
  5. Bell, R. L. & J. M. Leitão 2011. Chapter 1. Cydonia (Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr) 1-16.
  6. Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. (F EntreR)
  7. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  8. Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  9. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  10. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  11. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  12. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  13. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  14. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  15. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  16. Hummer, K. E. et al. 2012. Chapter 4. Emerging fruit crops (Handb Pl Breed Fruit) 4:103-107.
  17. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  18. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  19. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  20. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  21. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  22. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  23. Polunin, O. & A. Stainton Flowers of the Himalaya. 1984 (Flow Himal)
  24. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  25. Postman, J. D. 2012. Quince (Cydonia oblonga Mill.) center of orogin provides sources of disease resistance Acta Hort. 948:229-234.
  26. Quartieri, M. et al. 2011. Evaluation of pear rootstock selections Acta Hort. 909:153-159.
  27. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  28. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  29. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  30. Stewart, R. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir. 1972 (L Pak)
  31. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  32. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  33. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Cydonia oblonga Mill. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12779. Accessed 16 November 2018.