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Taxon: Eriobotrya elliptica Lindl.

Genus: Eriobotrya
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 467557
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 13:102. 1821
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Nov-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • CHINA: China [Xizang Zizhiqu]



  1. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  2. Wu, D. et al. 2015. Genetic diversity of loquat [Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.] native to Guizhou Province (China) and its potential in the genetic improvement of domesticated cultivars Pl. Molec. Biol. Reporter 33:952-961.
  3. Yang, X. et al. 2009. Genetic relationships in Eriobotrya species as revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers Sci. Hort. 122:264-268.
  4. Yang, X. et al. 2012. A preliminarily phylogeny study of the Eriobotrya based on the nrDNA Adh sequences Notul. Bot. Horti Agrobot. 40:233-237.

Check other web resources for Eriobotrya elliptica Lindl. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Eriobotrya elliptica cultivars
  • 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=467557. Accessed 18 April 2019.