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Genus 'Pyrus'

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Pyrus amygdaliformis
Pyrus communis
Pyrus pyrifolia
Pyrus salicifolia
Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula'

Pyrus amygdaliformis (Almond-leaved Pear)

No sample available

Native: Southern Europe, particularly around the Mediterranean

Location: Sometimes grown in other parts of Europe for ornament

May be shrubby.

Flowers

Pyrus amygdaliformis

Flowers open in April about 2.5cm across in clusters of 8-12, sometimes massed together.

Fruits

Pyrus amygdaliformis

Fruits are spherical rather than pear-shaped, slightly wider than long, 1.2-1.8cm wide with pale hairs at first but becoming hairless and shiny on upper surface and almost hairless beneath.