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This species is accepted, and its native range is Caucasus to W. & Central Asia.
Crataegus pontica

Native to:

Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, North Caucasus, Palestine, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Crataegus pontica K.Koch appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Verh. Vereins Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 22: 269 (1853)

Accepted by

  • Browicz, K. & al. (1969). Rosaceae I Flora Iranica 66: 1-217. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Korovin, E.P. & Vvedensky, A.I. (eds.) (1955). Flora Uzbekistana 3: 1-824. Izd-va Akademii nauk Uzbekskoi SSR, Tashkent.
  • Lazkov, G.A. & Sultanova, B.A. (2011). Checklist of vascular plants of Kyrgyzstan Norrlinia 24: 1-166.
  • Nikitin, V.V. (ed.) (1949). Flora Turkmenii 4: 1-364. Turkmenskoe gosudarstvennoe izd., Ashkhabad.
  • Ovczinnikov, P.N. (ed.) (1975). Flora Tadzhikskoi SSR 4: 1-576. Izd-vo Akademii nauk SSSR, Moskva.
  • Paelov, N.V. (ed.) in Pavlov, N.V. (ed.) (1961). Flora Kazakhstana 4: 1-546. Alma-Ata, Izd-vo Akademii nauk Kazakhskoi SSR.

Not accepted by

  • Christensen, K.I. (1992). Revision of Crataegus Sect. Crataegus and Nothosect. Crataeguineae (Rosaceae-Maloideae) in the Old World Systematic Botany Monographs 35: 1-199. [Cited as Crataegus azarolus var. pontica.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Christensen, K.I. (1992). Revision of Crataegus Sect. Crataegus and Nothosect. Crataeguineae (Rosaceae-Maloideae) in the Old World Systematic Botany Monographs 35: 1-199.
  • Lazkov, G.A. & Sultanova, B.A. (2011). Checklist of vascular plants of Kyrgyzstan Norrlinia 24: 1-166.
  • Paelov, N.V. (ed.) in Pavlov, N.V. (ed.) (1961). Flora Kazakhstana 4: 1-546. Alma-Ata, Izd-vo Akademii nauk Kazakhskoi SSR.

Kew Backbone Distributions
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