EPPO Global Database

Pyrus pyraster(PYUPS)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-17

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PYUPS
  • Preferred name: Pyrus pyraster
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Duroi

Notes

Europe (except north) and Black Sea. Valued for its high-quality wood. Considered by some authors to be the wild form of P. communis (q.v.) 


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Pyrus achras Gärtner
Pyrus achras subsp. pyraster (Linnaeus) Wallroth
Pyrus communis auctorum
Pyrus communis subsp. achras (Gärtner) Ascherson & Gräbner
Pyrus communis subsp. pyraster (Linnaeus) Ascherson & Gräbner
Pyrus communis var. achras Wallroth

Common names
Name Language
дива круша Bulgarian
трънлива круша Bulgarian
perea borda Catalan
hrušeň polnička Czech
Holzbirnbaum German
Holzbirne German
Knödelbirnbaum German
Knödelbirne German
Knüttelbirne German
Wildbirne German
wilde Birne German
wilder Birnbaum German
wild pear English
mets-pirnipuu Estonian
villipäärynä Finnish
aigrin French
blossonier French
poirier sauvage French
divlja kruška Croatian
vadkörte Hungarian
perastro Italian
pero selvatico Italian
miškinė kriaušė Lithuanian
mets-pirnipuu Latvian
meža bumbiere Latvian
wilde peer Dutch
wilde peereboom Dutch
grusza dzika Polish
grusza plna Polish
ulęgałka Polish
груша лесная Russian
hruška planá Slovak
drobnica Slovene
dardhë Albanian