Crataegus azarolus L.


Genus: Crataegus

Catalan common name: Atzaroller. Atzeroler. Atzerolera. Atzerollera. Ceroler. Soroller.

Spanish common name: Acerolo. Azarollo. Cerolero. Corma. Zapallo.

General distribution (Phytogeography): East Mediterranean

Uses and properties: Edible or foodstuffs. Medicinal.

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Macrophanerophyte.

Habitats: Cultivated species. Cultivated specie.

Characteristics: A deciduous tree, leaves with 3 to 5 lobules, very shiny on the face and greyish on the reverse. Flowers are white and groups in corymbs. The intense red spherical fruit are very characteristic and notable.