Crataegus holmesiana

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Crataegus holmesiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Crataegus
Series: Coccineae
(Loudon) Rehder[1]
Species: C. holmesiana
Binomial name
Crataegus holmesiana

Crataegus holmesiana is a species of hawthorn closely related to Scarlet Hawthorn, C. coccinea (often incorrectly called C. pedicellata[2]), but with more elongated fruit and leaves.[3]

References and external links[edit]

  1. ^ Macklin, J. A.; Phipps, J. B. (2002). Sargent’s names in Crataegus ser. Coccineae (Rosaceae). Harvard Papers in Botany. 7(1): 25–35.
  2. ^ Phipps J. B, Cafferty S, Macklin J. A. (2003) Lectotypification of Crataegus coccinea L. and its conspecificity with C. pedicellata Sarg. (Rosaceae). Taxon 52: 337–338
  3. ^ Phipps, J. B., O’Kennon, R. J., Lance, R. W. (2003). Hawthorns and medlars. Royal Horticultural Society, Cambridge, U.K.