Family: Rosaceae

  • BotanicName: Mespilus germanica
  • English Name: Cotoneaster
  • Regional Names: A large medlar, Medlar
  • General Definition: A tall shrub or small tree that shed leaves in winter. Young shoots are light brown color and rough hairy.
  • Used Parts: Fruits
  • Active Ingredients: It has sugars, organic acids and tannin
  • Harvest: Between October and November
  • Spreading Area: It grows naturally in leafy forests of the Black Sea and the Marmara region