Rosaceae Week: Pyrus communis from Kashmir and California

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Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 8, 2011, 11:28:12 PM10/8/11
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Pyrus communis L.

Common name: Pear, common pear

Tree with 3-6 cm long elliptic to oblong-ovate, acute leaves, leathery, crenate-serrulate; flowers 22-30 mm across white or tinged with pink; fruit pear-shaped, variable in size and colour with numerous cultivars.

Photographed from Kashmir and California stores.

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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/

Pyrus-communis-above Cheshma shahi-Kashmir-2.jpg
Pyrus-communis-Anjou pear-California-1.jpg
Pyrus-communis-Baramulla-Kashmir-1.jpg
Pyrus-communis-Bosc-California-1.jpg
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Pyrus-communis-Red pear-California-1.jpg

Balkar Singh

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Oct 8, 2011, 11:35:52 PM10/8/11
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Delicious Catch Sir 
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
09416262964

Madhuri Pejaver

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Oct 9, 2011, 10:58:23 AM10/9/11
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Seen first time on plant. How tempting! just to be plucked and eat. Why last photo shows red colour? Different variety or same turns red/
Madhuri

Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 9, 2011, 11:02:01 AM10/9/11
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Yes it is a different cultivar 'Red pear'

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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 

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