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Taxon: ×Sorbopyrus auricularis (Knoop) C. K. Schneid.

Genus: Sorbopyrus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 34991
Place of publication: Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. 1: fig. 365a-l. 1906
Link to protologue:
Comment: = Sorbus aria × Pyrus communis
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 13 (5 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit;

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)


  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  3. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  4. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  5. Reich, L. 2007. Uncommon fruits with market potential. Issues in new crops and new uses 214. Note: ASHS Press, Alexandra, Virginia
  6. Stace, C. A. 1975. Pyrus L. × Sorbus = XSorbopyrus C. K. Schn.. Hybridization and the flora of the British Isles. 238.

Check other web resources for ×Sorbopyrus auricularis (Knoop) C. K. Schneid. :

  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=34991. Accessed 11 August 2020.