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Noun1.Cydonia - quinceCydonia - quince          
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
Cydonia oblonga, quince, quince bush - small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated
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Cydonia Rosaceae Ayva oblonga Miller Cyperus Cyperaceae Topalak otu rotundus L.
Green tea (Camellia sinensis) and quince (Cydonia oblonga) leaf have been used for treatment of various infections in traditional medicine for centuries.
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(14) El poeta latino Propercio alude a estas frutas a partir de su oriundez: "lilis munus erant decussa Cydonia ramo, et dare puniceis plena canistra rubis" (3.13: 27-28) ["Para ellos, regalo eran los membrillos arrancados a la rama y ofrecer canastillos repletos de bermejas frambuesas" (Tovar 160)].
All cultivars studied were grafted onto the 'CP' quince tree rootstock (Cydonia oblonga).
Quince (Cydonia oblonga Mill.) belongs to the Maloideae subfamily of the Rosaceae family, which includes apples and pears, all of them commercially important fruits.
En Estados Unidos, Douglas y Cowles (2011) lo reportan en pera (Pyrus communis L., 1753; Rosales: Rosaceae) y membrillo (Cydonia oblonga Mil, 1768; Rosales: Rosaceae); por otra parte, Maier (1980) lo reporta en el sur de Nueva Inglaterra en manzana (Malus domestica Borkh, 1803; Rosales: Rosaceae).
Plum and peach (both species of Prunus) are close enough kin to graft together, as are pear and quince (close kin even though different genera, Pyrus and Cydonia respectively).