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European Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia) wi fruit
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Faimily: Rosaceae
Subfaimily: Amygdaloideae[1]
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Genus: Sorbus

Sorbus is a genus o aboot 100–200 species o trees an shrubs in the rose faimily Rosaceae.


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  1. D. Potter, T. Eriksson, R. C. Evans, S. Oh, J. E. E. Smedmark, D. R. Morgan, M. Kerr, K. R. Robertson, M. Arsenault, T. A. Dickinson & C. S. Campbell (2007). "Phylogeny and classification of Rosaceae" (PDF). Plant Systematics and Evolution. 266 (1–2): 5–43. doi:10.1007/s00606-007-0539-9.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link) Note that this publication pre-dates the 2011 International Botanical Congress which mandates that the combined subfamily referred to in the paper as Spiraeoideae must be called Amygdaloideae Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.