Rosaceae Week: Pyrus betulifolia from California

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Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 8, 2011, 11:21:49 PM10/8/11
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Pyrus betulifolia Bunge

A tree to 5 m tall with ovate acuminate leaves, 5-8 cm long, sharply serrate, shining above; flowers white, 1.5 cm across; fruit brown, dotted, 12 mm.

Photographed from California.

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Balkar Singh

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Oct 8, 2011, 11:34:27 PM10/8/11
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Beautiful catch Sir
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Dr Balkar Singh
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Ushadi micromini

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Oct 11, 2011, 11:48:27 PM10/11/11
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Very nice... seems was a busy side walk or some thing...


My question: the leaves dont remind me of birch... (betulifolius/betulifolia....)
may be they did to the original name giver....
usha di
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