Pyracantha crenulata

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Pyracantha crenulata
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Pyracantha crenulata grown as a bonsai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Pyracantha
Species: P. crenulata
Binomial name
Pyracantha crenulata
(D.Don) M.Roem.
Synonyms [1]

Pyracantha crenulata, the Nepalese firethorn,[2][3] Nepal firethorn or Himalayan firethorn, is a species of firethorn. It is cultivated as an ornamental plant. The leaves are used to make herbal tea. The wood can be used to make walking sticks. The pome fruit is orange-red and are food for birds.

References and external links[edit]

  1. ^ "Taxon: Pyracantha crenulata (D. Don) M. Roem.". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area. Retrieved 2010-12-22. 
  2. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Pyracantha crenulata". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 16 October 2015.