Pyrus

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Distribution
Pyrus (rights holder:)

Pears

Pyrus, the pears, is a genus of about 25 species of usually deciduous trees and shrubs, native to Europe, Asia, and North Africa, several of which are have been cultivated since ancient times for the fruit, and are also used as ornamentals. The major species for fruit are P. communis, the common or European pear, of which there are more than a thousand cultivars all with the traditional pear shape... Text © Jacqueline Courteau

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Rosaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
4.35%
3 of 69 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
f50edf1b-4c58-4371-a34e-1ca2619dd7b3
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility