Chaenomeles speciosa (Sweet) Nakai

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Chaenomeles speciosa (Sweet) Nakai

  • Description

    Species Description - Rarely escapes from cult. It is a thorny shrub to 2(–3) m, with lustrous, oblong or elliptic, finely serrate lvs 4–8 cm, and red, pink, or white fls 4–5 cm wide. (C. lagenaria)

  • Common Names

    Japanese quince