Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Rosales Rosaceae

Scientific Name: Sorbus franconica
Species Authority: Bornm. ex Düll
Taxonomic Source(s): The Plant List. 2015. The Plant List. Version 1.1. Available at:
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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Schmidt, P.A.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurs in three small areas in the state of Bayern, northern Bavaria.
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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 1998: e.T34724A9885687. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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