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Genus: Chaenomeles

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Order: Rosales > Family: Rosaceae

Three species, native to east Asia, all cultivated as garden plants in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Chaenomeles cathayensis

Native to China and Burma.

 

Chaenomeles japonica (Japonica)

Native to Japan.

 

Chaenomeles speciosa

Native to China and Burma.

 

Links

Publications

  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.

 


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