Crataegus sect. Coccineae

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Crataegus sect.Coccineae
Crataegus pennsylvanica fruit.jpg
Crataegus pennsylvanica fruit, series Molles
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Crataegus
Section: Crataegus sect. Coccineae

Section Coccineae is a section within the genus Crataegus that includes the majority of North American hawthorn diversity.[1] It includes at least 20 series as well as some species that have not yet been assigned to series.[1]


Series in section Coccineae include:[1]

Two more series are sometimes included within section Coccineae:[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e Phipps, J.B. (2015), "Crataegus Linnaeus sect. Coccineae Loudon, Arbor. Frutic. Brit. 2:816 1838", in L. Brouillet; K. Gandhi; C.L. Howard; H. Jeude; R.W. Kiger; J.B. Phipps; A.C. Pryor; H.H. Schmidt; J.L. Strother; J.L. Zarucchi (eds.), Flora of North America North of Mexico, Volume 9: Magnoliophyta: Picramniaceae to Rosaceae, New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 525–632