Docynia

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Docynia
Docynia delavayi - Kunming Botanical Garden - DSC02821.JPG
Docynia delavayi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae[1]
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Genus: Docynia
Decne.

Docynia (栘木衣属, yí mù yī shǔ) is a genus of flowering trees, evergreen or semi-evergreen, in the family Rosaceae.[2] The fruit is a pome.

Species[edit]

Formerly placed here[edit]

Malus doumeri resembles Docynia, but the internal structure of the fruit matches Malus.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Potter, D., et al. (2007). Phylogeny and classification of Rosaceae. Plant Systematics and Evolution. 266(1–2): 5–43. [Referring to the subfamily by the name "Spiraeoideae"]
  2. ^ Gu Cuizhi and Stephen A. Spongberg. "Docynia". Flora of China. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Gu Cuizhi and Stephen A. Spongberg. "Malus doumeri". Flora of China. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 

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