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Taxon: Mespilus phaenopyrum L. f.

Synonym of Crataegus phaenopyrum (L. f.) Medik.

Genus: Mespilus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 313701
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. 254. 1782 ("1781")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-May-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Phipps, J. B. 1999. (1438) Proposal to reject the name Mespilus cordata (Rosaceae), and typification of M. phaenopyrum (Taxon) 48:831-832.
  2. Phipps, J. B. 1998. Synopsis of Crataegus series Apiifoliae, Cordatae, Microcarpae, and Brevispinae (Rosaceae subfam. Maloideae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85:481.

Check other web resources for Mespilus phaenopyrum L. f. :

  • 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=313701. Accessed 22 March 2019.