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