|P. amygdaliformis flowers in Italy|
Pyrus amygdaliformis, also known as the almond-leaved pear, is a species of plant in the family Rosaceae. It is native to southern Europe, the Mediterranean, and west Asia. It grows to a height of 3–10 metres (9.8–32.8 ft). It has white flowers which bloom in April–May. The fruits are bitter and astringent. It hybridizes well with Pyrus communis and Pyrus pyraster.
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