Sorbus pseudofennica

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Detail of S. pseudofennica leaves.
Sorbus pseudofennica
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Sorbus
Species: S. pseudofennica
Binomial name
Sorbus pseudofennica

Sorbus pseudofennica (also called Arran Service-tree[1] or Arran Cut-leaved Whitebeam) is a species of plant in the Rosaceae family. It is a naturally occurring hybrid caused by the Rock Whitebeam (Sorbus rupicola) hybridising with the Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia), then crossing back with S. aucuparia. It is endemic to the Isle of Arran in Scotland, United Kingdom and is threatened by habitat loss.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007" (xls). Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] Commentary and video of Sorbus pseudofennica.