Mespilus germanica


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Related to Mespilus germanica: medlar tree
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Noun1.Mespilus germanica - small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab applesMespilus germanica - small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples
medlar - crabapple-like fruit used for preserves
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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The natural plant incorporation of Siahkal forests include species like Fagus Orientalis, Carpinus betulus, Quercus castaneifolia, Alnus subcordata, Acer velutinum, Acer cappadocicum, Ulmus glabra, Fraxinus excelsior, Cerasus avium, Diospyrus lotus, Parrotia Persica, Pterocarya fraxinifolia, Gletidschia caspica, Taxus baccata, and shrubs like Mespilus germanica, Crataegus, Prunus divericata and Ilex Spicigera.
This fruit, botanically named mespilus germanica, grows wild throughout south eastern Europe and into central Asia.