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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 (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Rosales (119)

        Family: Rosaceae (56)(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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