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Taxon: Pyrus amygdaliformis Vill.

Synonym of Pyrus spinosa Forssk.

Genus: Pyrus section: Pyrus
Family: Rosaceae
Nomen number: 70533
Place of publication: Cat. jard. pl. Strasbourg 323. 1807
Name verified on: 23-Dec-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Feb-2010
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 54 accessions)


  • Aldasoro, J. J. et al. 1996. The genus Pyrus L. (Rosaceae) in south-west Europe and North Africa. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 121:155.
  • Bonany, J. et al. 2005. Breeding of pear rootstocks. First evaluation of new interspecific rootsocks for tolerance to lime-induced chlorosis and induced vigour under field conditions. Acta Hort. 617:239–242. [accepts].
  • 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. [accepts].
  • Dostálek, J. 1979. Nomenklatur der infraspezifischen Taxa von Pyrus spinosa (= P. amygdaliformis). Preslia 51:31–34.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Hancock, J. F. & G. A. Lobos. 2008. Pears. In: Hancock, J. F., ed., Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics 10:299–335. [accepts].
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Hepper, F. N. & I. Friis. 1994. The plants of Pehr Forsskal's Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica.
  • Itai, A. 2007. Chapter 6. Pear. In: Kole. C., ed., Genome mapping and molecular breeding in plants (7 vols.) 4:157–170. [accepts].
  • Jordanov, D. et al., eds. 1963–1982. Flora na narodna republika Balgarija. [accepts].
  • Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia. [accepts].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. [accepts].
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea. [accepts].
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora. [accepts].

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