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Taxon: Sorbus torminalis (L.) Crantz

 
Genus: Sorbus
Subgenus: Torminaria
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 35071
Place of publication: Stirp. austr. fasc. 2:45. 1763
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Feb-2012
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 25 (19 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Iran (n.w.), Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

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  2. Aldasoro, J. J. et al. 1998. The genus Sorbus (Maloideae, Rosaceae) in Europe and in North Africa: morphological analysis and systematics Syst. Bot. 23:189-212.
  3. Aldasoro, J. J. et al. 2004. Revision of Sorbus subgenera Aria and Torminaria Syst. Bot. Monogr. 69:123-125.
  4. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
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  8. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
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  11. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  12. Gabriellian, E. T. 1978. The genus Sorbus in western Asia and the Himalayan. Izdatielsstna Akademie Nauk Almianskaj SSR Erevan. (Sorbus WAsia Himal) 202.
  13. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  14. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
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  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  18. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
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  20. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
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  22. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  23. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  24. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Sorbus torminalis (L.) Crantz :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=35071. Accessed 18 November 2018.