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Pomaceae Apple Family




Trees or shrubs; leaves simple or pinnate, mostly alternate, with

stipules free from the leafstalk and usually soon falling; flowers

regular, perfect; calyx 5-lobed; calyx-tube adnate to ovary; petals 5,

inserted on the disk which lines the calyx-tube; stamens usually many,

distinct, inserted with the petals; carpels of the ovary 1-5, partially

or entirely united with each other; ovules 1-2 in each carpel; styles

1-5; fruit a fleshy pome, often berry-like or drupe-like, formed by

consolidation of the carpels with the calyx-tube.





PYRUS. MALUS. AMELANCHIER. CRATAEGUS.





=Pyrus Americana, DC.=



Sorbus Americana, Marsh.






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