Sorbus subg. Aria

Persoon

Syn. Pl. 2: 38. 1806.

Introduced
Synonyms: Undefined subg. Aria (Persoon) Host
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 436. Mentioned on page 434.

Trees, to 70 [–300] dm. Winter buds glutinous [or not]. Leaves simple; petiole nodes 3-lacunate; blade margins relatively shallowly lobed [entire or toothed]. Flowers: styles distinct. Pomes: epidermis single-layered [rarely multilayered]; flesh with tanniferous cells in groups; core present [absent].

Distribution

Introduced; Europe, Asia, n Africa

Discussion

Species ca. 40 (1 in the flora).

Some species of apparent hybrid origin between subg. Aria and other subgenera exhibit more deeply lobed leaves and/or pome flesh composed entirely of tanniferous cells.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Peter F. Zika +  and Stéphane M. Bailleul +
Persoon +
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 ? (?) +
glutinous +
adnate +, connate +, or +  and distinct +
odd +  and simple +
divided +  and lobed +
tanniferous +
Europe +, Asia +  and n Africa +
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 />) +
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 +
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 +
not arillate +
flattened;ovoid;lanceoloid +
deciduous +  and persistent +
free +  and distinct +
incurved +, ascending +  and erect +
triangular +  and ovate +
Introduced +
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 +
Undefined subg. Aria +
Sorbus subg. Aria +
subgenus +
inconspicuous +
hairy +  and glabrous +