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Docynia (栘木衣属, duo yi shu) is a genus of flowering trees, evergreen or semi-evergreen, in the family Rosaceae. Their leaves are simple, alternate, and stipulate, with flowers shortly stalked, 2–5-fascicled, and precocious or synantherous. Docynia reproduce following pollination by insect interaction and possess both male and female reproductive systems. The fruit is pomaceous.
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- Decaisne, Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 125, 131. 1874.
- Gu Cuizhi (Ku Tsue-chih) and Stephen A. Spongberg. 2003. Docynia Decaisne. in FLora of China 9:170–170.
- Encyclopedia of Life entry
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