Saturday, 20 December 2014

The Arran endemics

There is a useful article from the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh by Max Coleman (18 December 2014), on the three Sorbus species endemic to the Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde, western Scotland:

The trees concerned are the Arran whitebeam , Sorbus arranensis, the Arran service-tree, S. pseudofennica and the Catacol whitebeamS. pseudomeinichii.