genus Pyrus

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Related to genus Pyrus: Pears
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Noun1.genus Pyrus - fruit trees native to the Old World: pearsgenus Pyrus - 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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Review of the available literature shows that different authorities in different time reported number of species for the genus Pyrus (Rehder, 1915; Yu, 1963; Terpo and Franco, 1968; Temesy, 1969; Maleev, 1985 and Cuizhi, 2003).
However, the genus Pyrus and its associated species belonging to the occidental pears are not genetically tagged nor taxonomically reported for the Flora of Pakistan (Landrein et al., 2009).
The present research work comprised of comprehensive morphological description, citations, synonyms, data of the examined specimens, vernacular name and distribution of each of the four new records of the genus Pyrus (Rosaceae) viz.