Sorbus sect. Commixtae
Gen. Sorbus, 236. 2005.
Winter buds ovoid to conic, usually shiny, occasionally glaucous, mostly glutinous, glabrous or hairy, hairs whitish or rufous. Leaflets not papillose abaxially nor glaucous adaxially. Flowers: perianth and androecium semiepigynous. Pomes red to orange; sepals persistent; carpels distinct in distal 1/2, apex flat or convex.
North America, e Asia (Japan), e Asia (Russian Far East [Kuril Islands), e Asia (Sakhalin]), e Asia (Taiwan)
Species 6 (4 in the flora).