Calflora
Taxon  Report   8718    
Eriobotrya japonica  (Thunb.) Lindl.
Loquat
Eriobotrya japonica
© 2015 Garth Wadsworth
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Eriobotrya japonica
© 2010 Daniel Gluesenkamp
Eriobotrya japonica
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Eriobotrya japonica, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Eriobotrya japonica
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Eriobotrya
Communities: escaped cultivar

Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mespilus japonica
More information about  Eriobotrya japonica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERJA3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).