Scientific name Pyrus communis L.

Bangla/local name: ‘Naspati’





Taxonomic Position of Pear (according to Cronquist, 1981)

Kingdom        :Plantae

Division          :Magnoliophyta

Class               :Magnoliopsida

Subclass          :Rosidae

Order              :Rosales

Family            :Rosaceae

Genus             : Pyrus

Species            : P. communis

Botanical Description of Pear

Habit: Perennial tree, height may be up to 25 m.


Root: Tap root system

Stem: Erect and pendulous.

Leaf: Simple, alternate, ovate with finely serrated margin.

Inflorescence:   The flower occurs in cluster.

Flower: Complete, calyx tubule, petals 5 and color may be white.

Fruit: Pome


Table 1. Pear variety developed by HRC, BARI, Gazipur, Bangladesh

Serial NumberName of VarietyDeveloped byYear of ReleasePlanting timeYield (t/ha)
1BARI  Naspati-1HRC, BARI2003June-September6-7

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