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Taxon: Pyrus calleryana Decne.

 
Genus: Pyrus
Section: Pashia
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 30463
Place of publication: Jard. fruit. 1:329, sub t. 8. 1872
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-Oct-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Dec-2008
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 177 (113 active, 89 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Bradford pear  (Source: AH 505) - English
  • callery pear  (Source: Cornucopia) - English
  • mame-nashi  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • litet kinapäron  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • dou li  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi (s.), Shandong, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam (n.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • North America


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  3. Barbosa, W. et al. 2007. Asian pear tree breeding for subtropical areas of Brazil (Fruits) 62:21-26.
  4. Bell, R. L. & A. Itai 2011. Chapter 8. Pyrus (Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr) 147-177.
  5. 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.
  6. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  7. Culley, T. M. & N. A. Hardiman 2009. The role of intraspecific hybridization in the evolution of invasiveness: a case study of the ornamental pear tree Pyrus calleryana Biol. Invas. 11:1107-1119.
  8. Culley, T. M. & N. A. Hardiman 2007. The beginning of a new invasive plant: a history of the ornamental callery pear in the United States (BioScience) 57:956-964.
  9. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  10. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  11. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  12. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  13. Itai, A. 2007. Chapter 6. Pear (Genome Map Mol Breed) 4:157-170.
  14. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  15. Kang Hee, C. et al. 2009. Analysis of genetic relationship of pear (Pyrus spp.) germplasms using AFLP markers Korean J. Breed. 41:444-450.
  16. Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. (F Korea)
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  18. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  20. Teng, Y. 2011. The pear industry in China Chron. Hort. 51:23-27.
  21. 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.
  22. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  23. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  24. Tuz, A. S. 1972. K voprosu klassifikatsii roda Pyrus L. (Up-to-date systematics of the genus Pyrus L.) Trudy Prikl. Bot. 46:77.
  25. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:274.
  26. Vincent, M. A. 2005. On the spread and current distribution of Pyrus calleryana in the United States (Castanea) 70:20-31.
  27. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  28. Westwood, M. N. & H. O. Bjornstad 1971. Some fruit characteristics of interspecific hybrids and extent of self-sterility in Pyrus Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 98:22-24.
  29. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  30. Yamamoto, T. & E. Chevreau 2009. Pear genomics (Genet Genom Rosaceae) 8:163-186.

Check other web resources for Pyrus calleryana Decne. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=30463. Accessed 17 October 2018.