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Taxon: Pyrus ussuriensis Maxim.

Genus: Pyrus section: Pashia
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Maleae subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 30607
Place of publication: Bull. Cl. Phys.-Math. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 15:132. 1857 ("1856")
Name verified on: 06-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 06-Jul-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 91 in National Plant Germplasm System.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Human food: fruit   (fide Pl Res SEAs 2:273. 1991)
  • Gene sources: cold tolerance for pear   (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for pear   (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for Asian pear   (fide Breed Pl Tree Crops 153, 157. 2009)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for pear   (fide F ChinaEng; but see Acta Hort 475:135. 1998)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of Asian pear   (based on crosses with Pyrus pyrifolia fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 301. 2008)
  • Gene sources: research in plant biology   (for genome mapping fide Acta Hort 839:487. 2008)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of pear   (based on records of crosses with Pyrus communis fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 315. 2008)

Distributional range:

    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye
    China: China - Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu [n.]; Korea

    Brazil: Brazil [se.]




Check other web resources for Pyrus ussuriensis Maxim.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.


  • Check 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (26 November 2015)

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