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Noun1.Pyrus - fruit trees native to the Old World: pearsPyrus - fruit trees native to the Old World: pears
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
pear tree, Pyrus communis, pear - Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties
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Reaching its peak in July, white roses, lilies, delphiniums, peonies and eremurus mingle with mounds of silvery artemisia, santolina, stachys and the silver-leaved pear Pyrus salicifolia.
Keywords: New Records, Pyrus (Pears), Rosaceae, Pakistan.
| PYRUS CALLERYANA 'CHANTICLEER' This ornamental pear is good for small urban gardens, with its upright, narrow shape and branches smothered with white blossom early in spring (April to May).
Ritvi Khurana from Burr Ridge 'Pleasantdale Middle School' in 7th grade and Pyrus kalra a junior from Conant high School in Schaumburg has donated over 150 toys and new clothes for the organization 'Toy Box Connection' running by Ms Michelle, a woman who has been voluntarily dedicated her precious time from last decade to bring smile for the people in need. PYRUS, G31 Just a 10-minute drive from the city centre, house hunters will find Bellway's Pyrus development, featuring two-bedroom flats and terraced homes.
Go for narrow, fastigiate trees such as Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer' a flowering pear with wonderful autumn colour.
Bellway has just released the final block of 15 apartments and last four terraced homes at Pyrus in Parkhead.
But the son of Pyrus was even more active in 2011 when he had 29 outings.
In Brazil, the highlands of Santa Catarina State present favorable areas for european pear production with high cold demand (Pyrus communis L.) (IUCHI et al., 2008).
Keywords: Bradford pear, Callery pear, invasive spccics, prairie, Pyrus calleryana
We are, of course, speaking of the European or Western pear (Pyrus communis), soft and buttery fleshed and, well, pear-shaped.