Pyrus pyraster L.

Common name

English: Wild pear

German: Wildbirne

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Rosales (89)

        Family: Rosaceae (55) (family description)

          Genus: Pyrus (4)

           Epithet: pyraster L. (1)

pyraster => from Pyrus + lat. suffix -aster, thus meaning Pyrus pyraster

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Pyrus pyraster at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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