Mespilus arbutifolia var. melanocarpa Michx.

, Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Michaux) 1: 291 (1803).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Species Name
Mespilus arbutifolia L., Sp. Pl. [Linnaeus] 1: 478 (1753).
Flora Boreali-Americana (Michaux)
1: 291
Date of Publication
19 Mar 1803
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
Type Herbaria
lectotype P
Distribution Of Types
USA or Canada


Nomenclatural link
Adenorachis melanocarpa (Michx.) Nieuwl.
Nomenclatural link
Pyrus arbutifolia var. melanocarpa (Michx.) Hook., Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Hooker) 1(4): 204 (1832).
Nomenclatural link
Photinia melanocarpa (Michx.) K.R.Robertson & J.B.Phipps, Syst. Bot. 16: 391 (1991).
Nomenclatural link
Sorbus melanocarpa (Michx.) Heynh., Nomencl. Bot. Hort. 773 (1841).
Same citation as
Mespilus arbutifolia var. melanocarpa Michx., Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Michaux) 1: 292 (1803).