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Crataegus aurantia Pojarkova
Determined by: K. I. Christensen, 2011
FOC
Sichuan: Luhuo Xian. Between the cities of Kangding and Luhuo on highway 317. Secondary forest of Betula, Picea and Abies with intermixed shrubs of Cotoneaster, Lonicera, Salix, Rhamnus, Rosa and Crataegus. 31°8'31"N, 100°54'32"E; 3100-3200 m.
Banks of stream and edge of forest in dry soil, in partial shade. Tree ca. 5 m tall; fruit pale green, reddish at apex of ovary. Initially identified as Crataegus chungtienensis W. W. Smith.
D. E. Boufford, M. J. Donoghue & R. H. Ree
27762 31 August 1997
 
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