Crataegus holmesiana

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Crataegus holmesiana
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Crataegus
Section: Crataegus sect. Coccineae
Series: Crataegus ser. Coccineae
C. holmesiana
Binomial name
Crataegus holmesiana

Crataegus holmesiana is a species of hawthorn closely related to Scarlet Hawthorn, C. coccinea (often incorrectly called C. pedicellata[1]), but with more elongated fruit and leaves.[2]


  1. ^ Phipps, J.B.; Cafferty, S.; Macklin, J.A. (2003). "Lectotypification of Crataegus coccinea L. and its conspecificity with C. pedicellata Sarg. (Rosaceae)". Taxon. 52 (2): 337–8.
  2. ^ Phipps, J.B.; O’Kennon, R.J.; Lance, R.W. (2003). Hawthorns and medlars. Cambridge, U.K.: Royal Horticultural Society. ISBN 0881925918.

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