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Taxon: Crataegus azarolus L.

Genus: Crataegus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Maleae subtribe: Malinae.
Nomen number: 12083
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:477. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:


Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran [w.]; Iraq [n.]; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Middle Asia: Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Greece - Crete

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Caucasus: Azerbaijan [natzd.?]

      Cultivated:
  • EUROPE
    Europe [s.]

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  • Byatt, J. I. 1976. The genus Crataegus (Rosaceae) in Greece. Candollea 31:292.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Meikle, R. D. 1977–1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  • Mouterde, P. 1966–. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  • Pottier-Alapetite, G. 1979–1981. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones.
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962–1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. [mentions].
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966–. Flora of Iraq.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966–. Flora palaestina.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
More:

Check other web resources for Crataegus azarolus L.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?12083 (20 October 2014)

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