Pyrus betulifolia Bunge , Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg Divers Savans 2: 101 101 1835.; 
 
 
 


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A tree to 5 m tall with ovate acuminate leaves, 5-8 cm long, sharply serrate, shining above; flowers white, 1.5 cm across; fruit brown, dotted, 12 mm.
Photographed from California.

Very nice… seems was a busy side walk or some thing… My question: the leaves dont remind me of birch… (betulifolius/betulifolia….)
may be they did to the original name giver….


 
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Pyrus betulifolia Bunge

A tree to 5 m tall with ovate acuminate leaves, 5-8 cm long, sharply serrate, shining above; flowers white, 1.5 cm across; fruit brown, dotted, 12 mm.
Photographed from California.



 
 
 
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