Pyrus Americana
Rowan tree Row"an tree` [Cf. Sw. r["o]nn, Dan. r["o]nne, Icel. reynir, and L. ornus.] (Bot.) A european tree ({Pyrus aucuparia}) related to the apple, but with pinnate leaves and flat corymbs of small white flowers followed by little bright red berries. Called also {roan tree}, and {mountain ash}. The name is also applied to two American trees of similar habit ({Pyrus Americana}, and {Pyrus sambucifolia}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Pyrus Americana — Mountain Moun tain (moun t[i^]n), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pyrus americana (Marsh.) DC. — Symbol SOAM3 Synonym Symbol PYAM2 Botanical Family Rosaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Pyrus americana (Marsh.) DC. var. decora Sarg. — Symbol SODE3 Synonym Symbol PYAMD Botanical Family Rosaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Pyrus americana (Marsh.) DC. — Symbol SOAM3 Synonym Symbol PYAM2 Botanical Family Rosaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Pyrus americana (Marsh.) DC. var. decora Sarg. — Symbol SODE3 Synonym Symbol PYAMD Botanical Family Rosaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Pyrus aucuparia — Mountain Moun tain (moun t[i^]n), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pyrus aucuparia — Rowan tree Row an tree [Cf. Sw. r[ o]nn, Dan. r[ o]nne, Icel. reynir, and L. ornus.] (Bot.) A european tree ({Pyrus aucuparia}) related to the apple, but with pinnate leaves and flat corymbs of small white flowers followed by little bright red… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pyrus sambucifolia — Rowan tree Row an tree [Cf. Sw. r[ o]nn, Dan. r[ o]nne, Icel. reynir, and L. ornus.] (Bot.) A european tree ({Pyrus aucuparia}) related to the apple, but with pinnate leaves and flat corymbs of small white flowers followed by little bright red… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sorbus Americana — Mountain Moun tain (moun t[i^]n), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sorbus americana — Taxobox name = American Mountain ash regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rosaceae genus = Sorbus species = S. americana binomial = Sorbus americana… …   Wikipedia

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