Pyracantha crenatoserrata

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Pyracantha crenatoserrata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Pyracantha
Species: P. crenatoserrata
Binomial name
Pyracantha crenatoserrata
(Hance) Rehder
  • Photinia crenatoserrata Hance
  • Pyracantha fortuneana (Maxim.) H. Li (misapplied)
Pyracantha crenatoserrata fruit

Pyracantha crenatoserrata is a species of Firethorn. It is a short shrub. It is cultivated for its decorative bright red pome fruit (inaccurately called berries). The flowers are white. It survives in warm climates. It cannot tolerate frost, but it can withstand drought. This species originates from central China.


  1. ^ "Broad-leaf firethorn Pyracantha crenatoserrata". Retrieved April 8, 2013.  line feed character in |title= at position 22 (help)

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