Hawthorn

Hawthorn on a wooden background

Crataegus monogyna

Synonyms:
Shan Zha
Crataegus_monogyna (Wikipedia)

Crataegus monogyna
Common hawthorn.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Rosids
Order:Rosales
Family:Rosaceae
Genus:Crataegus
Section:Crataegus sect. Crataegus
Series:Crataegus ser. Crataegus
Species:
C. monogyna
Binomial name
Crataegus monogyna
Synonyms[citation needed]

Many, including:

  • Crataegus elegans (Poir.) Mutel, 1834

Crataegus monogyna, known as common hawthorn, oneseed hawthorn, or single-seeded hawthorn, is a species of flowering plant in the rose family Rosaceae. It is native to Europe, northwestern Africa and West Asia, but has been introduced in many other parts of the world.

Hawthorn (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English hawthorn, from Old English hagaþorn, hæguþorn, from Proto-Germanic *haguþurnuz, equalling haga (enclosure, hedge) + þorn (thorn).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhɔː.θɔːn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɔ.θɔɹn/

Noun

hawthorn (plural hawthorns)

  1. Any of various shrubs and small trees of the genus Crataegus having small
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