Tree Species Names of the Sorbus Genus

Picture of a Sorbus aucuparia Tree
Rowan Tree Flowers
European Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia) Flowers and Leaves.

The Sorbus Genus is divided into six (6) Subgenera, click the name of the Subgenera to view species names of Sorbus trees within that group or view all species below within a botanical classified list.

Facts about the Sorbus Genus of Trees
List of Tree species within the Sorbus Genus, All known species, taxa, Organized by botanical classification.
  • Subgenus Aria; Commonly known as Whitebeam. The underside of the leaves are almost white.
    • Sorbus admonitor - No Parking Whitebeam
    • Sorbus alnifolia - Korean Whitebeam
    • Sorbus anglica - English Whitebeam
    • Sorbus aria - Common Whitebeam
    • Sorbus aronioides - Chokeberry-leaved Whitebeam
    • Sorbus arranensis - Arran Whitebeam
    • Sorbus austriaca
    • Sorbus bristoliensis - Bristol Gorge Whitebeam
    • Sorbus cambrensis - Welsh Whitebeam
    • Sorbus carpatica - Carpathian Whitebeam
    • Sorbus cheddarensis - Cheddar Whitebeam
    • Sorbus croceocarpa - Orange Whitebeam
    • Sorbus cuneifolia - Llangollen Whitebeam
    • Sorbus danubialis
    • Sorbus decipiens - Sharp-toothed Whitebeam
    • Sorbus devoniensis - Devon Whitebeam
    • Sorbus eminens - Round-leaved Whitebeam
    • Sorbus eminentiformis - Doward Whitebeam
    • Sorbus eminentoides - Twin Cliffs Whitebeam
    • Sorbus folgneri - Folgner's Whitebeam
    • Sorbus franconica
    • Sorbus graeca - Balkan Whitebeam
    • Sorbus hibernica - Irish Whitebeam
    • Sorbus hybrida - Finnish Whitebeam, Swedish Service-Tree
    • Sorbus intermedia - Swedish Whitebeam
    • Sorbus lancastriensis - Lancastrian Whitebeam
    • Sorbus latifolia - Service Tree of Fontainebleau
    • Sorbus leighensis - Leigh Woods Whitebeam
    • Sorbus leptophylla - Thin-leaved Whitebeam
    • Sorbus leyana - Ley's Whitebeam
    • Sorbus margaretae - Margaret's Whitebeam
    • Sorbus minima - Least Whitebeam
    • Sorbus mougeotii - Vosges Whitebeam
    • Sorbus parviloba - Ship Rock Whitebeam
    • Sorbus porrigentiformis - Grey-leaved Whitebeam
    • Sorbus pseudofennica - Arran Service Tree
    • Sorbus pseudomeinichii - False Rowan
    • Sorbus rupicola - Rock Whitebeam
    • Sorbus rupicoloides - Gough's Rock Whitebeam
    • Sorbus saxicola - Symonds Yat Whitebeam
    • Sorbus scannelliana - Scannell's Whitebeam
    • Sorbus stenophylla - Llanthony Whitebeam
    • Sorbus stirtoniana - Stirton's Whitebeam
    • Sorbus subcuneata - Somerset Whitebeam
    • Sorbus thibetica - Tibetan Whitebeam
    • Sorbus umbellata
    • Sorbus vestita - Himalayan Whitebeam
    • Sorbus vexans - Bloody Whitebeam
    • Sorbus whiteana - White's Whitebeam
    • Sorbus wilmottiana - Wilmott's Whitebeam
  • Subgenus Chamaemespilus; Commonly known as Dwarf Whitebeam or False Medlar. There is only one species in this subgenera.
    • Sorbus chamaemespilus - Dwarf Whitebeam, False Medlar
  • Subgenus Cormus; Commonly known as Service Tree or True Service Tree. There is only one species in this subgenera.
    • Sorbus domestica - Service Tree or True Service Tree
  • Subgenus Micromeles; Commonly known as Korean Whitebeam, Alder-leafed Whitebeam. There is only one species in this subgenera.
    • Sorbus alnifolia - Korean Whitebeam, Alder-leafed Whitebeam
  • Subgenus Sorbus; Commonly known as Rowan (or Mountain-ash for some species).
    • Sorbus amabilis - Chinese: 黄山花楸; pinyin: Huángshān huāqiū; ( in English; Huangshan Rowan )
    • Sorbus americana - American mountain-ash
    • Sorbus aucuparia - European rowan
    • Sorbus californica
    • Sorbus cashmiriana - Kashmir rowan
    • Sorbus commixta - Japanese rowan
    • Sorbus decora - Showy mountain-ash
    • Sorbus esserteauiana - Esserteau's rowan
    • Sorbus fosteri
    • Sorbus fruticosa
    • Sorbus glabrescens - White-fruited rowan
    • Sorbus harrowiana - Harrow rowan
    • Sorbus hupehensis - Hubei rowan
    • Sorbus insignis
    • Sorbus khumbuensis
    • Sorbus koehneana
    • Sorbus lanataa
    • Sorbus matsumurana
    • Sorbus maderensis - Madeira rowan
    • Sorbus microphylla - Small-leaf rowan
    • Sorbus oligodonta - Kite-leaf rowan
    • Sorbus pallescens
    • Sorbus pekinensis
    • Sorbus pinnatifida
    • Sorbus pluripinnata
    • Sorbus pohuashanensis
    • Sorbus pontica
    • Sorbus poteriifolia
    • Sorbus prattii
    • Sorbus pseudovilmorinii
    • Sorbus pygmaea
    • Sorbus randaiensis
    • Sorbus redliana
    • Sorbus reducta - Dwarf rowan
    • Sorbus rehderiana
    • Sorbus retroflexis
    • Sorbus rockii
    • Sorbus rotundifolia
    • Sorbus rufo-ferruginea
    • Sorbus rufopilosa - Tsema rowan
    • Sorbus sargentiana - Sargent's rowan
    • Sorbus scalaris - Ladder rowan
    • Sorbus scopulina;
      • Sorbus scopulina var. scopulina - Greene mountain-ash
      • Sorbus scopulina var. cascadensis - Cascade mountain-ash
    • Sorbus simonkaiana
    • Sorbus sitchensis - Sitka mountain-ash
    • Sorbus stankovii
    • Sorbus taurica
    • Sorbus ursina
    • Sorbus vertesensis
    • Sorbus vestita
    • Sorbus vilmorinii - Vilmorin's rowan
    • Sorbus wardii
    • Sorbus wilfordii
  • Subgenus Torminaria; Commonly known as Wild Service Tree, Chequer(s) Tree. There is only one species with two varieties in this subgenera.
    • Sorbus torminalis (syn. Torminalis clusii) - Wild Service Tree, Chequer(s) Tree;
      • Sorbus torminalis var. torminalis. Europe and northwest Africa
      • Sorbus torminalis var. caucasica. Caucasus and Alborz Mountains. The leaves less deeply lobed than in var. torminalis

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Sorbus Genus Vernacular names

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