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Taxon: Pyracantha coccinea M. Roem.

Genus: Pyracantha
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Maleae subtribe: Malinae.
Nomen number: 30398
Place of publication: Fam. nat. syn. monogr. 3:219. 1847, nom. cons.
Comments:Name verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • buisson ardent   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • firethorn   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • pyracanth   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • espinheiro-ardente   (Source: F Iberica ) – Portuguese
  • sarça-ardente   (Source: F Iberica ) – Portuguese
  • sarça-de-moisés   (Source: F Iberica ) – Portuguese
  • espino de fuego   (Source: F Iberica ) – Spanish
  • piracanta   (Source: F Iberica ) – Spanish
  • eldtorn   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran [n.]; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Macedonia; Montenegro
    Southwestern Europe: France [s.]; Spain [n.e.]

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Uncertain:
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Italy

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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).
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2000. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 49. Taxon 49:268. [conservation proposal recommended].
  • Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. 1989–. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Mouterde, P. 1966–. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  • Muñoz Garmendia, F. & C. Aedo. 1998. (1335) Proposal to conserve the name Pyracantha coccinea against Mespilus pauciflora (Rosaceae). Taxon 47:171–172.
  • Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  • 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.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Pyracantha coccinea M. Roem.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Pyracantha coccinea 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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?30398 (22 August 2014)

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