Sorbus aucuparia L.
  • Species plantarum, edition 1
  • Sorbier des oiseleurs

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2022): Sorbus aucuparia L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 28 Jan 2022'

General Information

"Tree to 10 m, the younger parts ± white- villous, not glutinous; lfls oblong, 3–5 cm, acute to obtuse, sharply or bluntly serrate; pet orbicular, 4–5 mm, about equaling the stamens; fr ca 1 cm thick; 2n=34. Native of Europe, often escaped from cult. and even appearing as native in our range. (Pyrus a.)"

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    Bis 15 m hoher Baum oder Strauch mit glatter Rinde. Blätter unpaarig gefiedert, mit 5–9 Paaren von Teilblättern. Diese eilanzettlich, 4–6 cm lang, scharf gezähnt. Blüten weiss oder grünlich, in bis 300blütigen, doldenrispigen Blütenständen. Kronblä

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    5–6. Wälder, kollin-subalpin. CH.

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    Other Local Names

    Sorbier des oiseleursFrenchCH
    Sorbo degli ucellatoriItalianCH


    • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
    • 2 Flora Helvetica, Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz. K. Lauber, G. Wagner, A. Gygax, Haupt Verlag, 2018. ISBN-978-3-258-08047-5
    • 3 Species plantarum, edition 1

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