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Crataegus chlorosarca Maxim.


Description from Flora of China

Trees small, to 6 m tall; usually with few 1–1.5 cm thorns. Branchlets purplish brown when young, yellowish brown when old, terete, glabrous; buds purplish brown, triangular-ovoid, glabrous. Stipules falcate, 5–8 mm, membranous, glabrous, margin glandular serrate, apex acute; petiole 1.5–2 cm, pubescent; leaf blade triangular-ovate to broadly ovate, 5–9 × 3–5 cm, both surfaces sparsely pubescent, sometimes abaxially barbate in vein axils, base broadly cuneate or subrounded, margin sharply serrate, usually with 3–5 pairs of irregular lobes, apex acute or shortly acuminate. Corymb 2–3.5 cm in diam., several flowered; peduncle glabrous; bracts caducous, lanceolate, membranous. Pedicel 2–6 mm, glabrous. Flowers 1–1.2 cm in diam. Hypanthium campanulate, abaxially glabrous. Sepals triangular-lanceolate, 2–3 mm, both surfaces glabrous. Petals white, suborbicular, 5–7 × 4–5 mm. Stamens 20. Ovary pubescent apically; styles 5. Pome red when immature, black when mature with green pulp, subglobose, glabrous; sepals persistent; pyrenes 4 or 5, with concave scars on both inner sides. Fl. Jun–Jul, fr. Aug–Sep.

Cultivated. Liaoning [native to Japan and Russia (Kamchatka, Sakhalin)].


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