Pyrus nivalis

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Pyrus nivalis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Pyrus
P. nivalis
Binomial name
Pyrus nivalis

Pyrus nivalis, commonly known as yellow pear, is a type of pear that grows naturally from south-east Europe to western Asia. Like most pears, its fruit can be eaten raw or cooked; they have a mild sour taste. The plant is very colorful and may grow to a height of up to 10 meters and a width of about 8 meters. It is a very hardy plant that is able to withstand a small supply of water or very high or low temperatures.

Pyrus nivalis flower.jpg


External links[edit]

  1. Information from Plants for a Future database
  2. Description of the Plant from Plants for a Future
  3. Physical Appearance at