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Official Record
Flora of Jammu
Botanical name Pyrus  communis  Linn.
Synonyms ------
Family Rosaceae
Plant Stage Fruiting
Place of collection Kishtwar
Altitude (m) 1700
Date of Collection 18-06-1960
Accession No. 3573
Total Accessions 6
Shelf Placement Cup-Board No./ Pigeon hole No. 7/i
Remarks: It is a small-medium sized tree. The alternate leaves are shiny and usually oval but pointed, abd finely toothed. The highly distinctive bark is grey and square-cracked. Buds are brown and pointed. Clusters of showy white flowers, 1.5-2 cm across, appear before or with the leaves.
Identified by Y.K.Sarin
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