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Taxon: Pyrus pyrifolia (Burm. f.) Nakai

 
Genus: Pyrus
Section: Pashia
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 30569
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 40:564. 1926
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 184 (143 active, 80 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos, Vietnam


    Cultivated



    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (se.)


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan


References:

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  3. 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. Note: suggests that Chinese white pears should be included here
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  5. Barbosa, W. et al. 2007. Asian pear tree breeding for subtropical areas of Brazil. Fruits 62:21-26.
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Check other web resources for Pyrus pyrifolia (Burm. f.) Nakai :

  • 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=30569. Accessed 8 December 2019.