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Common name

English: Giant False Spiraea

German: Chinesische Federspiere

Mandarin: 高丛珍珠梅 (gao cong zhen zhu mei)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2558)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2456)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2078)

      Order: Rosales (115)

        Family: Rosaceae (54) (family description)

          Genus: Sorbaria (1)

           Epithet: arborea C.K.Schneid. (7)

Synonym: Sorbaria kirilowii (Regel & Tiling) Maxim.

arborea => like a tree

kirilowii => in honor of Porfiri Yevdokimovich Kirilow (1801-1860?), Russian botanist

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Sorbaria arborea at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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