Chaenomeles Lindl.

Common Name: Flowering Quince, Japanese Quince

Family: Rosaceae

Published in: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 13(1): 96–97. 1821.

Other: Nom. et orth. cons. Type: C. japonica (Thunb.) Spach. Greek 'chaino' = to gape, 'melon' = apple - because it was wrongly believed that the fruit splits (Stearn).

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