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Annual to tree, glandular or not. Leaf: simple to palmately or pinnately compound, generally alternate; stipules free to fused (0), persistent to deciduous. Inflorescence: cyme, raceme, panicle, cluster, or flowers 1; bractlets on pedicel ("pedicel bractlets") generally 0–3(many), subtended by bract or generally not. Flower: generally bisexual, radial; hypanthium free or fused to ovary, saucer- to funnel-shaped, subtending bractlets ("hypanthium bractlets") 0–5, alternate sepals; sepals generally 5; petals generally 5, free; stamens (0,1)5–many, anther pollen sacs generally 2; pistils (0)1–many, simple or compound, ovary superior to inferior, styles 1–5. Fruit: 1–many per flower, achene (fleshy-coated or not), follicle, drupe, or pome with generally papery core, occasionally drupe-like with 1–5 stones. Seed: generally 1–5 (per fruit, not per flower).
110 genera, ± 3000 species: worldwide, especially temperate; many cultivated for ornamental, fruit, especially Cotoneaster, Fragaria, Malus, Prunus, Pyracantha, Rosa, Rubus. [Potter et al. 2007 Plant Syst Evol 266:5–43] Number of teeth is per leaf or leaflet, not per side of leaf or leaflet, except in Drymocallis. —Scientific Editors: Daniel Potter, Thomas J. Rosatti.
Unabridged references: [Robertson 1974 J Arnold Arbor 55:303–332, 344–401, 611–662]
Key to Rosaceae
Large shrub to tree, unarmed. Leaf: simple, toothed. Inflorescence: terminal panicle; pedicels short, bractlets 0. Flower: hypanthium urn-shaped, bractlets 0; sepals triangular; petals erect [not], ± oblong; stamens ± 20; ovary inferior, carpels 2–5, styles [2–]5, united below. Fruit: pome, hypanthium fleshy, edible or not. Seed: 2–5, large.
± 30 species: Southeast Asia. (Greek: wool, cluster)
Small tree. Leaf: petiole short; 15–20 cm, lance-oblong, tomentose abaxially, glabrous adaxially, distal 1/2 toothed, tip acute. Inflorescence: peduncle tomentose. Flower: hypanthium 3–4 mm, tomentose; sepals ± 3 cm; petals 8–10 mm, oblong to obovate, white. Fruit: 2–3 cm diam, ± spheric, pale orange-yellow, hairy, flesh sweet. Seed: 3–5, ovoid, black, shiny.
Urban areas, gardens; San Francisco Bay Area; warm temperate eastern Asia. Commonly cultivated for fruit in warm temperate, subtropics.
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Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2013. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on Jan 29 2015
Citation for this treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] 2013. Eriobotrya, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=24627, accessed on Jan 29 2015
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