What is another word for Genus Sorbus?
2 synonyms found
[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs sˈɔːbəs], [ dʒˈɛnəs sˈɔːbəs], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s s_ˈɔː_b_ə_s]
Genus Sorbus comprises of about 100 species of deciduous trees and shrubs commonly known as mountain ash or rowans. Some of the synonyms for Genus Sorbus are falling ash, dogberry, service tree, wild pear, and whitebeam. The trees in this genus have attractive flowers, fruits and foliage with various shades of greens, yellows, reds, and purples. They are found mostly in the temperate regions of Europe and Asia but also in North America. Some species are popular ornamental plants in gardens and parks while others are cultivated for their fruits which can be used in jams, jellies, and drinks. The trees also have cultural and medicinal values in some societies.