Eriobotrya


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Eriobotrya

 

a genus of trees of the family Rosaceae, comprising approximately 25 species distributed from the Himalayas east to Japan. One species—the loquat (E. japonica)—is cultivated in the USSR (seeLOQUAT).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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