Crataegus cuneata

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Crataegus cuneata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Crataegus
Series: Cuneatae
(Rehder ex C.K.Schneid) Rehder[1]
Species: C. cuneata
Binomial name
Crataegus cuneata
Siebold & Zucc.

Crataegus cuneata is a species of hawthorn known by the common names Chinese hawthorn[2] (Chinese: 山楂; pinyin: Shan zha) or Japanese hawthorn. It is native to China, and is widely cultivated in Japan. It is used for bonsai. The fruit can be red or yellow.[3]

Japanese baked bar containing Crataegus cuneata



  1. ^ Phipps, J.B.; Robertson, K.R.; Smith, P.G.; Rohrer, J.R. (1990). A checklist of the subfamily Maloideae (Rosaceae). Canadian Journal of Botany. 68(10): 2209–2269.
  2. ^ "PLANTS Profile for Crataegus cuneata Siebold & Zucc. (Chinese hawthorn)". Natural Resources Conservation Service. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Flora of China

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