Sorbus bristoliensis

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Sorbus bristoliensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Sorbus
Subgenus: Aria
Species: S. bristoliensis
Binomial name
Sorbus bristoliensis

Sorbus bristoliensis is a species of flowering plant in the family Rosaceae. It is known commonly as the Bristol whitebeam.[2] It is endemic to the United Kingdom, growing wild only in the Avon Gorge and in the Leigh Woods area of Bristol. There are only about 100 individuals, but the population is thought to be increasing.[3]


  1. ^ Rivers, M.C. & Beech, E. (2017). "Sorbus bristoliensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T34741A81171372. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T34741A81171372.en. Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  2. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
  3. ^ Wigginton, M.J. 1998. Sorbus bristoliensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998. Downloaded on 19 November 2015.

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