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Taxon: Pyrus betulifolia Bunge

 
Genus: Pyrus
Section: Pashia
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 30458
Place of publication: Enum. pl. China bor. 27. 1833 (Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg Divers Savans 2:101. 1835) "betulaefolia"
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37113125
Comments:
  • • spelling corrected in accordance with Shenzhen ICN Art. 60.10 and Rec. 60G
  • • valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 18-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Oct-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 84 (65 active, 61 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • birch-leaf pear  (Source: Zander ed16) - English
  • birkenblättriger Flügelstorax  (Source: Zander ed16) - German
  • du li  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Xizang, Zhejiang]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

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  2. Bao, L. et al. 2007. Genetic diversity and similarity of pear (Pyrus L.) cultivars native to East Asia revealed by SSR (simple sequence repeat) markers Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 54:959-971.
  3. Bao, L. et al. 2008. An assessment of genetic variability and relationships within Asian pears based on AFLP (amplified fragment length polymorphism) markers Sci. Hort. 116:374-380.
  4. Barbosa, W. et al. 2007. Asian pear tree breeding for subtropical areas of Brazil (Fruits) 62:21-26.
  5. Bell, R. L. & A. Itai 2011. Chapter 8. Pyrus (Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr) 147-177.
  6. 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.
  7. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  9. Fischer, M. 2009. Pear breeding (Breed Pl Tree Crops) 135-160.
  10. Fu, Y. C. et al. Flora intramongolica. (F InnMong)
  11. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  12. 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.
  13. Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). (F Chiangsu)
  14. Li, K.-Q. et al. 2016. Identification of differentialy expressed genes related to dehydration resistance in a highly drought-tolerant pear, Pyrus betulaefolia, as through RNA-Seq (PloS One) 11: e0149352
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  17. Seemüller, E. et al. 1998. Pear decline resistance in Pyrus communis rootstocks and progenies of wild and ornamental Pyrus taxa Acta Hort. 472:681-692.
  18. Seemüller, E. et al. 2009. Pear decline resistance in progenies of Pyrus taxa used as rootstocks Eur. J. Pl. Pathol. 123:217-223.
  19. Silva, G. J. et al. 2018. Chapter 4. Pear (Pyrus spp.) breeding Adv. Plant Breed. Strateg. 131-163.
  20. Stern, R. A. 2007. Pyrus betulifolia) is the best rootstock for the 'Coscia' pear in the warm climate of Israel Acta Hort. 800:631-638.
  21. Teng, Y. 2011. The pear industry in China Chron. Hort. 51:23-27.
  22. 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.
  23. Tuz, A. S. 1972. K voprosu klassifikatsii roda Pyrus L. (Up-to-date systematics of the genus Pyrus L.) Trudy Prikl. Bot. 46(2):76.
  24. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:274.
  25. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  26. Wang, H. et al. 2018. Transcriptome sequencing analysis of two different genotypes if Asian pear reveals potential drought stress genes Tree Genet. Genomes 14:40.
  27. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  28. Yamamoto, T. & E. Chevreau 2009. Pear genomics (Genet Genom Rosaceae) 8:163-186.
  29. Zheng, X. et al. 2008. Non-concerted ITS evolution, early origin and phylogenetic utility of ITS pseudogenes in Pyrus Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 48:892-903.
  30. Zisovich, A. H. et al. 2010. Syrian pear (Pyrus syriaca) as a pollinator for European pear (Pyrus communis) cultivars Sci. Hort. 125:256-262.
  31. Zong, Y. et al. 2014. Chloroplast DNA-based genetic diversity and phylogeography of Pyrus betulaefolia (Rosaceae) in northern China Tree Genet. Genomes 10:739-749.

Check other web resources for Pyrus betulifolia Bunge :

  • 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=30458. Accessed 19 January 2019.