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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.
Accessions: 17 (11 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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;

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). URL: http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/related/Amelanchier_ovalis/ target='_blank'
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Browicz, K. 1971. Distribution of woody Rosaceae in western Asia. VII. Genus Amelanchier Medik.. Arbor. Kórnickie 16:7.
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. Note: = Amelanchier rotundifolia Dum.-Cours.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  9. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  10. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  11. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: = Amelanchier rotundifolia Dum.-Cours.
  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. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. Note: = Amelanchier rotundifolia Dum.-Cours.
  15. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=50040. Accessed 19 September 2019.