Sorbus torminalis (L.) Crantz

Common name

English: Checker tree, Wild service tree

German: Elsbeere

Portuguese: Mostajeiro


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Rosales (89)

        Family: Rosaceae (55) (family description)

          Genus: Sorbus (3)

           Epithet: torminalis (L.) Crantz (1)

Synonym: Sorbus orientalis Sch├Ânb.-Tem.

orientalis => eastern

torminalis => of colic (used medicinally to relieve colic)


Climate: temperate

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

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