Sorbus L.

1 species naturalized Aust.; NSW

*Sorbus domestica L.

Tall, spreading tree c. 8 m high, with rough scaly bark. Leaves pinnate, with 7–9 leaflets; leaflets oblong to elliptic, 2–6 cm long, 1–3 cm wide, serrate, glabrescent beneath. Flowers in complex ± flat-topped cymo-panicles, 16–18 mm diam. Sepals 5. Petals 5, white. Styles 5. Fruit a pome, ovoid to globular, green or brown, with prominent lenticels, c. 2.5 cm diam.. Naturalized in lower Blue Mts Introd. from S. Europe. Service Tree