Crataegus monogyna Jacq.

Common name

English: Hawthorn

German: Eingriffeliger Wei├čdorn, Gemeiner Wei├čdorn

Portuguese: Abronceiro, Branca-espinha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2323)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2225)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1882)

      Order: Rosales (80)

        Family: Rosaceae (46) (family description)

          Genus: Crataegus (1)

           Epithet: monogyna Jacq. (1)

Synonym: Mespilus crataegus Borkh.

crataegus => strong, in reference to Crataegus timber

monogyna => having a single pistil in a flower

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Crataegus monogyna at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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