African Plant Database


Pyrus communis L.
Family : ROSACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 479 (1753); Sp. Pl. 2: 1200 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Pyrus
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pyrus communis L. subsp. communis
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pyrus communis subsp. sativa (DC.) Asch. & Graebn.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Pyrus communis L. subsp. communis
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree- Ht 5 - 20 m. Alt 250 - 350 m. Distribution: WC

Bibliography for North Africa :
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  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 333 (1932).  
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  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. N. Maroc 1: 293 (2002).
  • List. Esp. Sylv. Canarias : 108 (2004).
  • Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 345 (2005)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Germplasm Resources Information Network
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 83782
 
Record n°83782 modified 2009-05-08
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