What's the name of this pear cultivar? It has a green skin but it can have a coating in brown color. On Wikimedia commons, the ones looking closer to this are "Bojniczanka.jpg" and "Pyrus a1.jpg". Is this a variety of Anjou?

Does that brown coating have a name?

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    They just look like good old Conference pears to me 123rf.com/…
    – Bamboo
    Sep 25, 2017 at 15:22
  • @Fructibus Please post an update or an answer if you are convinced you found it.
    – Alina
    Jan 12, 2018 at 10:46

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That brown 'coating' is called russeting. The cultivar is hard, because of all the varieties that have russetting. The shape looks a lot like Bosc (known for the shape and russeting).

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  • Thanks but now I'm quite convinced that they are conference pears.
    – Fructibus
    Oct 1, 2017 at 18:23

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