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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Eurasia to Indo-China, NW. Africa.
Angleterre d'hiver, Pomologie française

Doubtfully present in:

Tunisia

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Amur, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krym, Laos, Manchuria, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Connecticut, Delaware, Denmark, Ecuador, Florida, Free State, Georgia, Great Britain, Guinea, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ireland, Kansas, Kentucky, Kriti, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., South Australia, South Carolina, Sweden, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Pyrus L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
29047.158
36249.000
Rix, E.M. [395], Turkey K000809218

First published in Sp. Pl.: 479 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0