Crataegus monogyna Jacq., Fl. Austriac. 3: 50, pl. 292, f.1 50 1775. ;
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English Hawthorn, may, mayblossom, maythorn, quickthorn, whitethorn, motherdie, haw;
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Deciduous tree with thorns on twigs; leaves lobed ovate to deltoid with cuneate base,  with 1-3 lobes on each side, petiole up to 3 cm long,  margins weakly and often few-toothed at lobe apices, veins 2–5 per side; flowers white, up to 15 mm across,  in 5-15 flowered inflrescences; sepals 1.5–2.5 mm, margins entire, apex acute or obtuse; stamens 15–20, anthers pink-purple; pomes sometimes bright, usually dark red, orbicular.
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Seen this Shrub at “Shankaracharya Hill, Srinagar”.
Could this be Crataegus monogyna??
Date/Time: 24-09-2011 / 12:15PM
Habitat: Wild
Plant Habit: Shrub



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Crataegus monogyna Jacq., Fl. Austriac. 3: 50, plate 292, fig. 1. 1775.
Syn: C. oxycantha var. praecox Loud.; C. oxycantha Hook.f FBI 2: 383 (non L.)
Deciduous tree with thorns on twigs; leaves lobed ovate to deltoid with cuneate base,  with 1-3 lobes on each side, petiole up to 3 cm long,  margins weakly and often few-toothed at lobe apices, veins 2–5 per side; flowers white, up to 15 mm across,  in 5-15 flowered inflrescences; sepals 1.5–2.5 mm, margins entire, apex acute or obtuse; stamens 15–20, anthers pink-purple; pomes sometimes bright, usually dark red, orbicular.
Photographed from Kashmir
 

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