Overview

Distribution

Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Zhejiang.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Trees or shrubs, 3–5 m tall; branches sparsely thorny, sometimes unarmed. Branchlets purplish brown when young, grayish brown when old, terete, glabrous; buds purple, triangular-ovoid to ovoid, glabrous. Stipules caducous, lanceolate or falcate, 5–8 mm, herbaceous, margin glandular serrate, apex acuminate; petiole 3.5–5 cm, glabrous; leaf blade ovate or ovate-oblong, 4–9 × 4–7 cm, glabrous or only abaxially barbate in axils, base broadly cuneate or subrounded, margin crenate-serrate, with 2–4 pairs of shallow lobes at apical part; lobes ovate, apex shortly acuminate. Corymb 3–4 cm in diam., 7–9-flowered; peduncle glabrous; bracts caducous, linear-lanceolate, membranous. Pedicel 4–5 mm, glabrous. Flowers ca. 1 cm in diam. Hypanthium campanulate, glabrous. Sepals triangular-ovate, 3–4 mm, margin entire, glabrous. Petals white, ovate, ca. 8 × 6 mm. Stamens 20. Ovary 5-loculed, with 2 ovules per locule; styles 5, white tomentose basally. Pome red, subglobose, ca. 2.5 cm in diam., punctate, glabrous; sepals persistent, reflexed; pyrenes 5, smooth on both inner sides. Fl. May–Jun, fr. Aug–Sep. 2n = 34*.
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Diagnostic Description

Synonym

Crataegus hupehensis var. flavida S. Y. Wang.
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Type Information

Isotype for Crataegus hupehensis Sarg.
Catalog Number: US 598947
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): E. H. Wilson
Year Collected: 1907
Locality: Near Ichang., Hupeh, China, Asia-Temperate
Elevation (m): 1000 to 1800
  • Isotype: Sargent, C. S. 1912. Pl. Wilson. 1: 178.
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Ecology

Habitat

Thickets on slopes; 500--2000 m.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Crataegus hupehensis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Wikipedia

Crataegus hupehensis

Crataegus hupehensis is an Asian species of hawthorn that can grow to be a substantial tree. It is similar to C. pinnatifida var. major, but with less pronounced lobes on the leaves.[2]

References and external links

  1. ^ Phipps, J.B.; Robertson, K.R.; Smith, P.G.; Rohrer, J.R. (1990). A checklist of the subfamily Maloideae (Rosaceae). Canadian Journal of Botany. 68(10): 2209–2269.
  2. ^ Phipps, J.B., et al. 2003. Hawthorns and medlars. Royal Horticultural Society, Cambridge, U.K.


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