Crataegus pentagyna

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Crataegus pentagyna
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C. pentagyna
Binomial name
Crataegus pentagyna
Synonyms

C. colchica Grossh.
C. davisii Browicz
C. elbursensis Rech.f.
C. klokovii Ivaschin
C. melanocarpa M.Bieb.
C. oliveriana Bosc ex DC.
C. platyphylla Lindl. ex Hohen.
C. pseudomelanocarpa Pojark.

Crataegus pentagyna, also called small-flowered black hawthorn,[2] is a species of hawthorn native to southeastern Europe. Two subspecies are recognized,[1] C. p. subsp. pentagyna and C. p. subsp. pseudomelanocarpa. The fruit are usually black, but are sometimes a handsome purple.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Christensen, Knud Ib (1992). Revision of Crataegus sect. Crataegus and nothosect. Crataeguineae (Rosaceae-Maloideae) in the Old World. Systematic Botany Monographs. 35. American Society of Plant Taxonomists. ISBN 978-0-912861-35-7.
  2. ^ a b Phipps, J.B.; O’Kennon, R.J.; Lance, R.W. (2003). Hawthorns and medlars. Cambridge, U.K.: Royal Horticultural Society. ISBN 0881925918.