Sorbus graeca

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Sorbus graeca
Sorbus graeca 200513.jpg
Balkan whitebeam leaves and flowers
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Sorbus
Subgenus: Sorbus subg. Aria
Species:
S. graeca
Binomial name
Sorbus graeca
Lodd. ex Schauer
Synonyms[1][2][3][4]
  • Sorbus flabellifolia Spach
  • Sorbus baldaccii (Degen & Fritsch ex C.K.Schneid.) Zinserl.
  • Sorbus aria subsp. graeca (Spach) Nyman

Sorbus graeca, also known as the Greek whitebeam and fan-leaved service-tree is a species of whitebeam, member of the genus Sorbus in the rose family (Rosaceae).[1][2][3][4]

Description[edit]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

The tree is native to most of Europe (Albania, Austria, the Baleares, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Poland, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine), the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia), the Eastern Mediterranean (Cyprus, Lebanon, Syria) and parts of North Africa (Algeria, Morocco).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sorbus graeca Lodd. ex Schauer — The Plant List". www.theplantlist.org. Retrieved 2016-12-30.
  2. ^ a b "The Euro+Med Plantbase Project". ww2.bgbm.org. Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin. 2006. Retrieved 2016-12-30.
  3. ^ a b "Sorbus graeca (SOUGC)[Overview] EPPO Global Database". gd.eppo.int. European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. Retrieved 2016-12-30.
  4. ^ a b "Lebanon FLORA". www.lebanon-flora.org (in French). Université Saint Joseph, Beyrouth. Retrieved 2016-12-30.
  5. ^ "Distribution". ww2.bgbm.org. Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin. 2006. Retrieved 2016-12-30.