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Common name

English: Hawthorn

German: Eingriffeliger Weißdorn, Gemeiner Weißdorn

Portuguese: Abronceiro, Branca-espinha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Rosales (118)

        Family: Rosaceae (56)(family description)

          Genus: Crataegus (1)

            Epithet: monogyna Jacq. (1)

Synonym: Mespilus crataegus Borkh.

crataegus => strong, in reference to Crataegus timber

monogyna => having a single pistil in a flower

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Crataegus monogyna at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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