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Sorbus domestica

Cormier
True Service Tree

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

15 mm

Flowering months

May

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

20 m

Description

A Mediterranean Sorbus.

Flowers

Flowers are borne in corymbs (10-14 cm), each flower has 5 petals and 20 creamy stamens.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. 11-21 leaflets on either side of the stem, each leaflet, 3-7 cm long, is serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Drupe: outer fleshy parts surround a pit with a seed inside, astringent, 15-30 mm.

Edible

Fruits when almost rotten. Were used to make a type of cider.

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