Genus: Photinia

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Photinia Lindl., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 13: 96, 103. 1821. LECTOTYPE: Photinia serrulata Lindl., nom. illeg. (=Photinia glabra (Thunb. ex Murray) Maxim.), designated by Pfeiffer (1873).

Key to the species of Photinia


List of Photinia Species

References to Photinia

  • Aldasoro, J. J.; Aedo, C.; Navarro, C. 1998. Pome anatomy of Rosaceae subfam. Maloideae, with special reference to Pyrus. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85: 518-527.
  • Alexander, E. J. 1944. Photinia villosa. Addisonia 22: 27-8.
  • Brand, M. 2009. Aronia: native shrubs with untapped potential. Arnoldia (Jamaica Plain) 67: 14-25.
  • Challice, J. S. 1981. Chemotaxonomic studies in the family Rosaceae and the evolutionary origins of the subfamily Maloideae. Preslia 53(4): 289-304. (Chech summary)
  • Guo, W. 2011. A phylogeny of Photinia sensu lato (Rosaceae) and related genera based on nrITS and cpDNA analysis. Pl. Syst. Evol. 291: 91-102.
  • Hsu, P. S.; Li, L. C. 1980. A quantitative analysis of herbarium materials of the Photinia villosa complex. Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18(3): 259-65. (In Chinese; English summary)
  • Lindenhofer, A; Weber, A 1999. The spiraeoid androecium of Pyroideae and Amygdaloideae (Rosaceae). Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 121: 583-605.
  • Lu, L. T.; Li, C. L.; Li, G. 1990. Pollen morphology of Photinia (Rosaceae) and its systematic significance. Cathaya 2: 127-38.
  • Phipps, J. B.; Robertson, K. R.; Rohrer, J. R.; Smith, P. G. 1991. Origins and evolution of subfam. Maloideae (Rosaceae). Syst. Bot. 16: 303-32.
  • Phipps, J. B.; Smith, P. G.; Rohrer, J. R. 1990. A checklist of the subfamily Maloideae (Rosaceae). Canad. J. Bot. 68: 2209-69. (French summary)
  • Robertson, K. R.; Phipps, J. B.; Rohrer, J. R. 1992. Summary of leaves in the genera of Maloideae (Rosaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 79: 81-94.
  • Robertson, K. R.; Phipps, J. B.; Rohrer, J. R.; Smith, P. G. 1991. A synopsis of genera in Maloideae (Rosaceae). Syst. Bot. 16: 376-94.
  • Sterling, C. 1965. Comparative morphology of the carpel in the Rosaceae VI. Pomoideae: Eriobotrya, Heteromeles, Photinia, Pourthiaea, Raphiolepis, Stranvaesia. Amer. J. Bot. 52: 938-46.