Sorbus sect. Sorbus
Winter buds ovoid to ovoid-conic, dull, not glaucous, not glutinous, densely hairy, hairs usually whitish, rarely rufous. Leaflets minutely, densely papillose abaxially (at 70×), not glaucous adaxially. Flowers: perianth and androecium semiepigynous. Pomes red to orange; sepals persistent; carpels distinct in distal 1/2, apex convex.
Introduced; Eurasia, n Africa, Atlantic Islands (Iceland), Atlantic Islands (Madeira), also in Pacific Islands (New Zealand)
Species 4 (2 in the flora).