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Ciancaleoni S., Raggi R., Barone G., Donnini D., Gigante D., Domina G., Negri V. 2021. A new list and prioritization of wild plants of socio-economic interest in Italy: towards a conservation strategy. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems,

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Pyrus communis L. subsp. pyraster (L.) Ehrh.

= Pyrus communis L. var. pyraster L.; Pyrus pyraster (L.) Burgsd.

Crop Wild Relative; Wild Harvested Plant

Uses: material, gene source, ethnobotanical

Cultivated plant related: Pyrus communis – Pear – Gene Pool

Gene pool: GP1B


Distribution: Peninsular Italy, Sardinia, Sicily

Published assessments, inclusion in Red Lists or EU Directive or Conventions:

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (Online version): Least Concern

Bilz & al. (2011): LC

Priority: C ‒ This category includes all the remaining native taxa which, on the grounds of current knowledge, do not need any specific protection measure.The taxon is native and relative to a crop with high value according with the ITPGRFA or ISTAT.

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