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 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 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 (L.) Gaertn. — Symbol SOAU Synonym Symbol PYAU Botanical Family Rosaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Pyrus aucuparia (L.) Gaertn. — Symbol SOAU Synonym Symbol PYAU Botanical Family Rosaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • 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… …   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

  • 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 — (P. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Pomaceae; Kelch fünfspaltig, fünf Blumenblätter, Griffel so viel als Fächer des Fruchtknotens, Apfelfrucht zwei bis fünffächerig, Fächer zweisamig. Untergattungen: A) Pyrus im engeren Sinne, die… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sorbus aucuparia —   Serbal de los cazadores …   Wikipedia Español

  • SORBUS AUCUPARIA L. - РЯБИНА ОБЫКНОВЕННАЯ — см. 374. Дерево. S. aucuparia L. Р. обыкновенная Sp. pl. (1753) 477. Церевитинов (1949) 58. Жуковский (1950) 309; (1964) 501. Дер. и куст. III (1954) 465. MüllerStoll (1947). S y n. Mespilus aucuparia Scop.; Pyrus aucuparia Gaertn.;… …   Справочник растений

  • Vogelbeere — oder Eberesche (Sorbus aucuparia), Illustration Systematik Familie: Rosengewächse (Rosaceae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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