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Chaenomeles japonica


Taxonavigation: Rosales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Rosales

Familia: Rosaceae
Subfamilia: Amygdaloideae
Tribus: Maleae
Subtribus: Malinae
Genus: Chaenomeles
Species: C. cathayensis – C. japonica – C. lagenaria – C. thibetica
Artificial Nothospecies: C. × californica – C. × clarkiana – C. × superba – C. × vilmoriniana


Chaenomeles Lindl. (1821)


  • Homotypic
    • Choenomeles Lindl. (Replaced nane)
  • Heterotypic
    • Pseudochaenomeles Carrière, Rev. Hort. 54: 238. 1882.


  • The original spelling was Choenomeles but it has been replaced by Chaenomeles in most literature. The spelling Chaenomeles has been proposed for conservation (Wijnands 1990).
  • Sometimes including Pseudocydonia (C.K.Schneid.) C.K.Schneid.


Vernacular names[edit]

беларуская: Хенамелес
čeština: Kdoulovec
English: Japanese Quince
eesti: Ebaküdoonia
suomi: Ruusukvittenit
українська: Японська айва
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