Pyrus boissieriana

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Pyrus boissieriana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Pyrus
Species: P. boissieriana
Binomial name
Pyrus boissieriana

Pyrus boissieriana, the "Boissier Pear", is a species of Pyrus - pear native to the Kopet Dag region on the Turkmenistan and Iranian border.[1]

Pyrus boissieriana is a regional deciduous tree in the woodland which also has many different fruit trees, shrubs, and vines valuable for human use. It is named after botanist Pierre Edmond Boissier.

References and external links[edit]

  1. ^ "Kopet Dag woodlands and forest steppe". Terrestrial Ecoregions. World Wildlife Fund.