Taxon profile


Sorbus aucuparia L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Rosales »  family Rosaceae »  genus Sorbus - mountain ash

Scientific synonyms

Aucuparia sylvestris Medik.
Mespilus aucuparia (L.) Scop.
Pyrenia aucuparia (L.) Clairv.
Pyrus aucuparia (L.) Gaertn.
Pyrus aucuparia subsp. aucuparia
Pyrus aucuparia var. typica (C.K.Schneid.) Asch. & Graebn.
Pyrus rossica A.D.Danilov
Sorbus altaica Koehne
Sorbus amurensis Koehne
Sorbus anadyrensis Kom.

Other names

= European Mountain Ash
= European Mountainash

Least Concern



outer bark

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Viscum album subsp. album

consumer: Pogonocherus hispidulus (Piller & Mitterpacher, 1783) - Greater Thorn-tipped Longhorn Beetle, Pogonocherus hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758), Leiopus nebulosus (Linnaeus, 1758), Leucoptera malifoliella (O. Costa, 1836) - Apple Leaf Miner, Saperda scalaris scalaris (Linnaeus, 1758), ...

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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Sorbus aucuparia L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Sorbus aucuparia L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN ARKive [/rowan/sorbus-aucuparia/]

ARKive []
Data retrieved on: 16 December 2010
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Sorbus aucuparia L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Sorbus aucuparia L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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