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:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Typification:
Name Verified on: 05-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jul-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 134 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Food Feed Crops US; Cornucopia)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for loquat (fide Genet Genom Rosaceae 1:8. 2009)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for pear (based on clonal propagated plants fide Eur J Pl Pathol 123:218. 2009)
  • Gene sources: progenitor of Pyronia (fide Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr 1:4, 6. 2011)
  • 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:

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  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.
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  12. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
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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 26 April 2018.