Sorbus


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sorbus

(ˈsɔːbəs)
n
(Plants) a rowan or related tree
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Noun1.sorbus - a genus of shrubs or trees of the family Rosaceae having feathery leavesSorbus - a genus of shrubs or trees of the family Rosaceae having feathery leaves
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
mountain ash - any of various trees of the genus Sorbus
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On the other hand, certain species of Sorbus, when grafted on other species, yielded twice as much fruit as when on their own roots.
Beth's body was found at her home on Sorbus Way by emergency services last Thursday afternoon.
Most hamamelis are from Asia Trees and shrubs are putting on their autumn outfits - a spectacular show that makes you wish this special season could last for ever and so too are many of the sorbus or mountain ash that we treasure in our gardens.
They include a presentation by Sorbus International, and delegates will have the opportunity to try out the latest hi-tech equipment used to monitor tree health.
PROFESSOR George Feiger, the executive dean of Aston Business School, is to join the advisory board of Staffordshirebased wealth management firm Sorbus Partners.
Sorbus aucuparia has orange-red bunches of berries, Sorbus cashmeriana has white berries and the variety we have here at Erddig S.
Although she has as her fourth dam Sorbus, ancestress of many top Juddmonte racehorses such as Oasis Dream, Beat Hollow and his dam Wemyss Bight, Luke said it was elements closer up in Starfish's pedigree that appealed.
PORT TALBOT engineering company Sorbus has won a pounds 500,000-a-year order to process titanium.
Also Sorbus domestica and Sorbus torminalis of the Family Rosaceae.
A cross between the native rowan and whitebeam species, the tree (scientific name Sorbus pseudomeincichii) is not known to grow anywhere else in the world.
Among the best are Arbutus unedo, a small evergreen tree producing clusters of white flowers followed by red fruit in early winter, and Sorbus cashmiriana, which produces bunches of white berries which are largely ignored by the birds and remain all winter.