Sorbus sect. Sorbus

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 437.

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.

Distribution

Introduced; Eurasia, n Africa, Atlantic Islands (Iceland), Atlantic Islands (Madeira), also in Pacific Islands (New Zealand)

Discussion

Species 4 (2 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

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Peter F. Zika +  and Stéphane M. Bailleul +
Linnaeus +
gray +  and brown or bronze +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
not +  and clawed +
ovate +  and oblong +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (33 cm330 mm <br />0.33 m <br />) +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
not glutinous +
hairy +  and not glaucous +
odd +  and simple +
divided +  and lobed +
tanniferous +
Eurasia +, n Africa +, Atlantic Islands (Iceland) +, Atlantic Islands (Madeira) +  and also in Pacific Islands (New Zealand) +
not +  and aggregated +
single-layered +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
rancid +, unpleasant +  and strong +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and aggregated +
not +  and aggregated +
yellow +, brown +, red +  and orange +
glabrous +, hairy +  and glaucous +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.9 cm19 mm <br />0.019 m <br />) +
rufous +  and whitish +
green +  and red +
hairy +  and glabrous +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
crassinucellate +
deciduous +
alternate +  and opposite +
papillose +
oblong +  and lanceolate or oblanceolate +
pinnate +, sharply serrate +  and nearly entire +
toothed +, unlobed +  and lobed +
inferior +  and superior +
biseriate +  and clustered +
collateral +  and basal +
3 +  and 2 +
hairy +, glaucous +  and glabrous +
rounded +  and flat-topped +
0 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
Pink (?) +  and White (?) +
free +  and distinct +
2 +  and 5 +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
red +  and orange +
Sp. Pl. +  and Gen. Pl. ed. +
1753 +  and 1754 +
not arillate +
flattened;ovoid;lanceoloid +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
incurved +, ascending +  and erect +
triangular +  and ovate +
free +  and distinct +
branched +  and simple +
ascending +  and erect +
1 +  and 8 +
persistent +  and deciduous +
short-adnate +  and free +
persistent +
distinct +
basal +, lateral +, subterminal +  and terminal +
elongate +
glaucous +, hairy +  and glabrous +
Sorbus sect. Sorbus +
Sorbus subg. Sorbus +
section +
inconspicuous +
hairy +  and glabrous +
tree +  and shrub +