Title Info
Common name Pear
Scientific name Pyrus O356communis
Taxonomic group Rosaceae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Economic botany Food plants
Food plants Fruits
Date 1998
Pear, <i>Pyrus communis</i>
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Pear. Thought to have originated in either western Asia or eastern Europe, pears are now the second largest temperate fruit tree crop (after apples).