Docynia

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Docynia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/docynia/). Accessed 2021-12-02.

Family

  • Rosaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

alternate
Attached singly along the axis not in pairs or whorls.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Docynia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/docynia/). Accessed 2021-12-02.

A genus of some five species of evergreen or partially evergreen trees or shrubs with alternate leaves. The generic name is an anagram of ‘Cydonia’ and the genus is indeed closely allied to the true quince, which differs from it by its free styles.