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1908 Excerpt: ...is based chiefly on collections and observations
made by Mr John Dunbar of Rochester in Buffalo and Niagara Falls
between 1901 and 1906. In it are also included a few species
distinguished at Rochester since the publication in the fourth
volume of the Proceedings of the Rochester Academy of Science in
1903 of my paper on Crataegus in Rochester, and a few others
discovered in the valley of the Genesee river south of Rochester by
Messrs Baxter and Dewing of Rochester, and in Canandaigua and
Chapinville, Ontario co. by the Rochester botanists. 1 NUTLETS
WITHOUT VENTRAL CAVITIES I CHUS-GALLI Leaves obovate, cuneate,
coriaceous, dark green and shining above, mostly glabrous, usually
serrate only above the middle, their veins thin except on vigorous
shoots and often within the parenchyma; calyx glabrous; fruit
oblong to subglobose; nutlets 1-3, obtuse and rounded at the ends,
prominently ridged on the back. Veins within the parenchyma Stamens
10 or less Anthers rose color.. 1 C. crus-galli var.
pyracanthifolia Anthers white 2 C. arduennae Veins prominent
Anthers pale pink. Stamens 9-10 3 C. geneseensis Stamens 10-20
Flowers at least 1.8 cm in diameter, in broad many-flowered
corymbs; leaves broadly ovate; fruit crimson; spines stout..4 C.
robusta Flowers not more than 1.2 cm in diameter, in few-flowered
corymbs; leaves narrowly obovate; fruit bright cherry-red; spines
slender 5 C. cerasina Crataegus crus-galli var. pyracanthifolia
Aiton Hort. Kew. 11. 170 (1788). Sargent, Silva N. Am. XIII. 39, t.
637; Bot. Gazette XXXV. 100; Man. 369. Niagara Falls, J. Dunbar and
C. S. Sargent (# 17), September 16, 1904, J. Dunbar, September 27,
1905 and June 1906; Rochester. Baxter and Dewing ( # 314), June 10
and October 15, 1905; also at Niagara on the Lake, Ontario and in
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