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Sorbus franconica

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ROSALES ROSACEAE

Scientific Name: Sorbus franconica
Species Authority: Bornm. ex Düll
Taxonomic Notes: The species, an apomictic member of the S. latifoliaL. complex, is thought to have originated from a hybridisation event between S. pannonica Karpati or S. aria (L.) Crantz and S. torminalis (L.) Crantz.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Schmidt, P.A.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurs in three small areas in the state of Bayern, northern Bavaria.
Countries:
Native:
Germany
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A small tree or shrub, occurring in beech forest, pine plantation on limestone and at forest edges.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Schmidt, P.A. 1998. Sorbus franconica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 October 2014.
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