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Common name

English: Wild pear

German: Wildbirne

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Rosales (118)

        Family: Rosaceae (56)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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