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Taxon: Pyrus cordata Desv.

 
Genus: Pyrus
Section: Pyrus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 30479
Place of publication: Observ. pl. Angers 152. 1818
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
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: 26 (22 active, 13 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Plymouth pear  (Source: BSBI) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom [England (s.w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (w.), Portugal, Spain (w.)


References:

  1. Bell, R. L. & A. Itai 2011. Chapter 8. Pyrus (Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr) 147-177.
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. 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.
  4. Clapham, A. R. et al. Flora of the British Isles, ed. 2. (F BritClap)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  7. 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.
  8. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  9. 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.
  10. Yamamoto, T. & E. Chevreau 2009. Pear genomics (Genet Genom Rosaceae) 163-186.

Check other web resources for Pyrus cordata Desv. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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=30479. Accessed 17 November 2018.