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Taxon: Pyrus boissieriana Buhse

Genus: Pyrus
Section: Pyrus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 30459
Place of publication: Nouv. Mém. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 12:87. 1860
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.)
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan (s.e.)
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Turkmenistan (Turkmenistan Mts.)


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Check other web resources for Pyrus boissieriana Buhse :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=30459. Accessed 16 November 2018.