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Cydonia oblonga
(quince)

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Cydonia oblonga (quince)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Cydonia oblonga
  • Preferred Common Name
  • quince
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Flour/starch
  • Fruits
  • Traditional/folklore
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Cydonia oblonga (quince); fruits on a branch. Greece.
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Cydonia oblonga (quince); fruits on a branch. Greece.
FruitsCydonia oblonga (quince); fruits on a branch. Greece.©David J. Greathead

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Cydonia oblonga Mill.

Preferred Common Name

  • quince

Other Scientific Names

  • Cydonia cyconia Karst.
  • Cydonia europaea Savi
  • Cydonia vulgaris Pers.
  • Pyrus cydonia L.
  • Sorbus cydonia Crantz.

International Common Names

  • English: quince tree
  • Spanish: membrillero; membrillo
  • French: cognassier; coing
  • Russian: aiva; aiva obyknovennaia
  • Arabic: safarjal
  • Chinese: wen po
  • Portuguese: marmeleiro

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: almindelig kvæde; kvæde; pærekvæde
  • Germany: Echte quitte; Quitte; Quittenbaum
  • Greece: kydoni
  • Hungary: birsalma; birskörte
  • Italy: cotogno; melo cotogno; melocotogno; pero cotogno
  • Japan: marumero
  • Netherlands: kwee; kweeboom; kweepeer
  • Norway: kvede
  • Poland: pigwa; pigwa pospolita
  • Sweden: kvitten
  • Turkey: ayva
  • Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro): dunja

EPPO code

  • CYDOB (Cydonia oblonga)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Rosales
  •                         Family: Rosaceae
  •                             Genus: Cydonia
  •                                 Species: Cydonia oblonga

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Adoxophyes orana (summer fruit tortrix); Agrilus sinuatus (pear, borer, sinuate); Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (apricot butteratura); Archips podanus (great brown twist moth); Bactrocera tryoni (Queensland fruit fly); Cenopalpus pulcher (scarlet, mite, flat (England)); Ceratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly); Cossus cossus (carpenter moth); Cydia pomonella (codling moth); Diplocarpon maculatum (black spot: pear); Epitrimerus pyri (pear rust mite); Erwinia amylovora (fireblight); Eulecanium tiliae (nut scale); Gymnosporangium clavipes (quince rust); Homona coffearia (tea tortrix); Leucoptera malifoliella (pear leaf blister moth); Lymantria obfuscata (Indian gypsy moth); Monilinia fructigena (brown rot); Monilinia linhartiana; Pandemis cerasana (common twist moth); Parthenolecanium persicae (peach scale); Pear blister canker viroid; Pezicula malicorticis (apple anthracnose); Podosphaera clandestina var. clandestina (powdery mildew of cherry); Podosphaera leucotricha (powdery mildew of apple); Pratylenchus penetrans (nematode, northern root lesion); Pratylenchus vulnus (walnut root lesion nematode); Pseudococcus calceolariae (scarlet mealybug); Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae (bacterial canker or blast (stone and pome fruits)); Rhopalosiphum insertum (apple-grass aphid); Rosellinia necatrix (dematophora root rot); Scolytus rugulosus (shothole borer); Tomato ringspot virus (ringspot of tomato); Tylenchulus semipenetrans (citrus root nematode); Valsa ceratosperma (dieback of apple)

Minor host of:

Agriopis bajaria; Aleurocanthus woglumi (citrus blackfly); Alternaria alternata (alternaria leaf spot); Amphitetranychus viennensis (hawthorn (spider) mite); Anastrepha fraterculus (South American fruit fly); Anastrepha serpentina (sapodilla fruit fly); Aphis spiraecola (Spirea aphid); Apple mosaic virus (chestnut mosaic); Apple rubbery wood phytoplasma (apple rubbery wood); Apple stem grooving virus; Apple stem pitting virus (apple Spy 227 epinasty & decline); Archips fuscocupreanus; Argyrotaenia ljungiana; Armillaria mellea (armillaria root rot); Aspergillus flavus (Aspergillus ear rot); Aspergillus niger (black mould of onion); Bactrocera cucurbitae (melon fly); Bactrocera jarvisi (Jarvis' fruit fly); Bactrocera zonata (peach fruit fly); Biscogniauxia rosacearum; Botryosphaeria berengeriana f.sp. pyricola (Physalospora canker); Botryosphaeria dothidea (canker of almond); Botryotinia fuckeliana (grey mould-rot); Caliroa cerasi (pear and cherry slugworm); Carposina sasakii (peach fruit moth); Ceratitis rosa (Natal fruit fly); Ceroplastes floridensis (soft scale); Ceroplastes japonicus (tortoise wax scale); Colletotrichum clavatum; Coniocybe pallida; Conotrachelus nenuphar (plum curculio); Euzophera pinguis (olive moth); Fusarium oxysporum (basal rot); Geotrichum candidum (citrus race) (citrus sour rot); Grapholita inopinata (Manchurian fruit moth); Grapholita molesta (Oriental fruit moth); Grapholita packardi (cherry fruitworm); Gymnosporangium asiaticum (Japanese pear rust); Haematonectria haematococca (dry rot of potato); Lasiodiplodia theobromae (diplodia pod rot of cocoa); Malacosoma parallela (mountain ring silk moth); Monilinia laxa (blossom blight); Myzus persicae (green peach aphid); Orgyia leucostigma (white-marked tussock moth); Parthenolecanium corni (European fruit lecanium); Penicillium expansum (blue mould of stored apple); Penicillium italicum (blue mould); Phyllactinia guttata (powdery mildew of hardwood trees); Phyllonorycter corylifoliella; Phyllonorycter crataegella (apple blotch leafminer); Phytoplasma pyri (pear decline); Podosphaera clandestina; Pterochloroides persicae (peach black aphid); Retithrips syriacus (black vine thrips); Setoerysiphe kashmiriensis; Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm); Stellaria media (common chickweed); Syncephalastrum racemosum (black soft rot of Indian gooseberry); Verticillium dahliae (verticillium wilt); Xiphinema americanum (dagger nematode); Xiphinema index (fan-leaf virus nematode)

Wild host of:

Eriosoma lanigerum (woolly aphid); Eutypa lata (Eutypa dieback); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall)

Associated with (not a host):

Absidia corymbifera (phycomycosis of man); Anarsia lineatella (peach twig borer); Aphis pomi (apple aphid); Cladosporium oxysporum (seedlings blight of passion fruit); Clonostachys rosea (mycoparasite of fungal pathogens)

Host of (source - data mining):

Epiphyas postvittana (light brown apple moth); Otiorhynchus smreczynskii

Uses List

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Human food and beverage

  • Flour/starch
  • Fruits

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore