Pseudocydonia sinensis (Dum.-Cours.) Schneid.
Chaenomeles sinensis (Dum.-Cours.) Koehne. - Cydonia sinensis (Dum.-Cours.) Thouin
Rosaceae
Pseudocydonia sinensis (66608 octets)
Deciduous small tree with beautiful bark peeling in small plates. Leaves alternate, elliptic to ovate, 4-11 cm long, 2,5-6,5 cm wide, finely serrate, dark glossy green above, paler beneath. Solitary flowers about 2,5-3 cm across, pink, in April-May. Fruit conspicuous, egg-shaped, dark yellow, 10-18 cm long. Hardy.

Home: China

Other views: Flowers, Bark, Fruits

Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Pseudocydonia sinensis by Plants for a future database

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