× Amelasorbus

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Family

  • Rosaceae

Glossary

family
A group of genera more closely related to each other than to genera in other families. Names of families are identified by the suffix ‘-aceae’ (e.g. Myrtaceae) with a few traditional exceptions (e.g. Leguminosae).

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In the rose family, hybrids between genera very dissimilar in outward aspect are not uncommon, and among them are the hybrids that have arisen between Sorbus and Amelanchier. In addition to the one described here, others have been reported from Europe but are apparently not in cultivation.

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