Amelanchier lamarckii F.G.Schroed.

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Rosales (89)

        Family: Rosaceae (55) (family description)

          Genus: Amelanchier (2)

           Epithet: lamarckii F.G.Schroed. (1)

Synonyms: Amelanchier canadensis K.Koch, Amelanchier confusa Schmeil & Fitschen, Amelanchier grandiflora auct., Amelanchier laevis Clapham, Tutin & E.F.Warb.

canadensis => of Canadian origin

confusa => easily mistaken for another species, disordered

grandiflora => with flowers larger than the normal

laevis => smooth, in the sense of not being rough

lamarckii => in honor of Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744-1829), French naturalist

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

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