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Taxon: Amelanchier ovalis Medik.

 
Genus: Amelanchier
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 50040
Place of publication: Gesch. Bot. 79. 1793
Link to protologue:
Comment: a nom. nov. for Mespilus amelanchier L.
Name Verified on: 13-May-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Feb-2012
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 17 (11 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • serviceberry  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • snowy-mespilus  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • amélanchier des bois  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • gemeine Felsenbirne  (Source: Mansf Ency) - German
  • gewöhnliche Felsenbirne  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • mitteleuropäische Felsenbirne  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • pero corvino  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Italian
  • cornijuelo  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Spanish
  • berghäggmispel  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine [Krym]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part (e.)]


    Naturalized

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Norway


References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). (AgroAtlas)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Browicz, K. 1971. Distribution of woody Rosaceae in western Asia. VII. Genus Amelanchier Medik. Arbor. Kórnickie 16:7.
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  9. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  10. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  11. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  12. Landry, P. 1975. Le concept d'espèce et la taxinomie du genre Amelanchier (Rosacées) Bull. Soc. Bot. France 122:248.
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  15. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Amelanchier ovalis Medik. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Amelanchier ovalis 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=50040. Accessed 13 November 2018.