Bronze loquat

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Bronze loquat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Eriobotrya
E. deflexa
Binomial name
Eriobotrya deflexa
  • Eriobotrya buisanensis (Hayata) Makino & Nemoto
  • Photinia buisanensis Hayata
  • Photinia deflexa Hemsl.

The bronze loquat (Eriobotrya deflexa) is a tree native to Guangdong, Hainan, Taiwan, and South Vietnam.[2]

Coppertone loquat[edit]

The Coppertone loquat (Eriobotrya 'Coppertone') is a hybrid of Eriobotrya deflexa[3] and Indian hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis indica)[4] and is a popular shrub in the Southern United States and California.


  1. ^ "Eriobotrya deflexa". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b Flora of China
  3. ^ [1] Ernest P. Bordier, 1978. United States Patent PP4,245
  4. ^