Botanical name: Sorbus wallichii Family: Rosaceae (Rose family)
Synonyms: Pyrus wallichii
Wallich's Rowan is a deciduous tree, growing up to 12 m. It is often found smaller, and can also grow on other plants as an epiphyte. Young branches are densely white-woolly. Leaves are compound with leathery, linear- oblong, pointed leaflets. Margins are obscurely toothed. Leaves are blue-green on the underside and the mid-rib is prominent. Flowers are white, 6-8 mm across, borne in flat-topped compound clusters up to 7.5 cm across. Petals are broadly obovate. Fruit is ovoid with the sepals still carried on top. Wallich's Rowan is found in the Himalayas, from Uttarakhand to SW China, at altitudes of 2400-3100 m. Flowering: April-June.
Identification credit: Nongthombam Ullysess
The flower labeled Wallich's Rowan is ...