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Taxon: Pyrus elaeagrifolia Pall.

 
Genus: Pyrus
Section: Pyrus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 30491
Place of publication: Nova Acta Acad. Sci. Imp. Petrop. Hist. Acad. 7:355, t. 10. 1793
Link to protologue: http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10134042
Comments:
  • • see also http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10134114
  • • according to W. Greuter (pers. comm. via e-mail on 29 Apr 2011), this name was likely intentionally based on the Greek "elaeagros" meaning wild olive tree, not "elaeagnos", and thus the original spelling is not a correctible orthographic error
Name Verified on: 05-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Aug-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 46 (30 active, 30 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Ukraine [Krym]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Serbia


    Naturalized

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Czech Republic


References:

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  2. 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.
  3. Bell, R. L. & A. Itai 2011. Chapter 8. Pyrus (Wild Crop Rel Tem Fr) 147-176.
  4. Bonany, J. et al. 2005. Breeding of pear rootstocks. First evaluation of new interspecific rootsocks for tolerance to lime-induced chlorosis and induced vigour under field conditions Acta Hort. 671:239-242.
  5. Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  7. Dostálek, J. 1979. Pyrus elaeagrifolia und ihre Hybriden in Bulgarien Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 14:167.
  8. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  10. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  11. Fischer, M. 2009. Pear breeding (Breed Pl Tree Crops) 135-160.
  12. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  13. Katayama, H. & C. Uetmasu 2003. Comparative analysis of chloroplast DNA in Pyrus species: physical map and gene localization Theor. Appl. Genet. 106:303-310.
  14. Katayama, H. et al. 2012. Phylogenetic utility of structural alterations found in the chloroplast genome of pear: hypervariable regions in a highly conserved genome Tree Genet. Genomes 8:313-326.
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
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  17. Pyrus Crop Germplasm Committee 2004. Pyrus Crop Germplasm Committee report and genetic vulnerability statement (Crop Germpl Comm Rep) 1-31.
  18. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  19. Seemüller, E. et al. 2009. Pear decline resistance in progenies of Pyrus taxa used as rootstocks Eur. J. Pl. Pathol. 123:217-223.
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  21. Tuz, A. S. 1972. K voprosu klassifikatsii roda Pyrus L. (Up-to-date systematics of the genus Pyrus L.) Trudy Prikl. Bot. 46(2):88.
  22. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  23. 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.
  24. Yamamoto, T. & E. Chevreau 2009. Pear genomics (Genet Genom Rosaceae) 163-186.
  25. Zamani, A. et al. 2012. A synopsis of the genus Pyrus (Rosaceae) in Iran Nordic J. Bot. 30:310-332.
  26. Zheng, X. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic utility and molecular evolution of the nuclear alcohol dehydrogenase gene in Pyrus Acta Hort. 859:271-280.

Check other web resources for Pyrus elaeagrifolia Pall. :

  • 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=30491. Accessed 15 November 2018.