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Sorbus maderensis

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Sorbus maderensis, a rowan, is a species of plant in the family Rosaceae. It is endemic to Madeira. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Sorbus maderensis flowers at Westonbirt Arboretum in Gloucestershire, England.

Etymology

Sorbus is the Latin name for the fruit of the service tree. Maderensis means 'from Madeira'.[2]

References

  1. ^ Carvalho, J.A. (2011). "Sorbus maderensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2014.old-form url
  2. ^ Gledhill, David (2008). "The Names of Plants". Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521866453 (hardback), ISBN 9780521685535 (paperback). pp 247, 356

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Sorbus maderensis: Brief Summary

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Sorbus maderensis, a rowan, is a species of plant in the family Rosaceae. It is endemic to Madeira. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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