Crataegus ×lavalleei

Tree growing to about 6 m tall. Branches ascending and with a few scattered thorns. Leaves elliptic to obovate, mostly 6-10 cm long, 4-5 cm wide, pointed and irregularly toothed but without teeth near the base, shiny above, soft-hairy below. Flowers white, about 2 cm wide, with a red disc, Sept-Nov. Sepals linear, with small teeth. Fruit orange-red, about 2 cm long, on thin stalks about 5-8 mm long, Apr-June; seeds 2-3.

A hybrid, C. crus-galli × C. pubescens f. stipulacea.

Garden origin.

Leaves shiny above; anthers red; fruit ellipsoidal, to 2 cm long, seeds 2-3 in a soft pulp.

VIC: Warrnambool (Bot. Gds).

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rosaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press. (as Crataegus ×lavallei)

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Rosales
family       Rosaceae
genus        Crataegus L.