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Malus  Mill.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 25254

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): apple [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderRosales   
                            FamilyRosaceae  – roses  
                               GenusMalus Mill. – apple  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Malus angustifolia (Aiton) Michx. – southern crabapple, southern crab apple, narrow-leaved crabapple 
                                  Species Malus X arnoldiana (Rehder) Sarg. ex Rehder – Arnold's apple 
                                  Species Malus X asiatica Nakai  
                                  Species Malus baccata (L.) Borkh. – Siberian crabapple, Siberian crab apple 
                                  Species Malus coronaria (L.) Mill. – sweet crabapple, sweet crab apple, American crabapple, fragrant crabapple, garland tree 
                                  Species Malus X dawsoniana Rehder  
                                  Species Malus domestica (Suckow) Borkh. – orchard crabapple, common crabapple, paradise crabapple, pommier commun 
                                  Species Malus florentina (Zuccagni) C.K. Schneid. – Florentine crab apple, hawthorn-leaf crab apple 
                                  Species Malus floribunda Siebold ex Van Houtte – Japanese flowering crabapple, Japanese flowering crab apple 
                                  Species Malus fusca (Raf.) C.K. Schneid. – Oregon crabapple, Oregon crab apple, western crabapple, Pacific crabapple 
                                  Species Malus halliana Koehne – Hall crab apple, Hall crabapple 
                                  Species Malus X hartwigii Koehne  
                                  Species Malus hupehensis (Pamp.) Rehder – tea crab apple, Chinese crab apple, tea crabapple, flowering tea crabapple 
                                  Species Malus ioensis (Alph. Wood) Britton – prairie crabapple, prairie crab apple, Iowa crabapple, western crabapple 
                                  Species Malus X magdeburgensis Hartwig  
                                  Species Malus mandshurica (Maxim.) Kom. ex Skvortsov – Siberian crabapple, Manchurian crab apple 
                                  Species Malus X micromalus Makino – Kaido crab apple 
                                  Species Malus orientalis Uglitzk.  
                                  Species Malus prattii (Hemsl.) C.K. Schneid. – Pratt apple 
                                  Species Malus prunifolia (Willd.) Borkh. – plumleaf crabapple, plumleaf crab apple, pearleaf crabapple, Chinese apple 
                                  Species Malus X purpurea (A. Barbier) Rehder – purple crab apple 
                                  Species Malus X robusta (Carrière) Rehder – Siberian crab apple 
                                  Species Malus X scheideckeri Spath ex Zabel – Scheidecker crabapple 
                                  Species Malus sieboldii (Regel) Rehder – Toringa crabapple, Toringa crab apple 
                                  Species Malus sieversii (Ledeb.) M. Roem.  
                                  Species Malus sikkimensis (Wenz.) Koehne ex C.K. Schneid.  
                                  Species Malus X soulardii (L.H. Bailey) Britton (pro sp.) – Soulard crab 
                                  Species Malus spectabilis (Aiton) Borkh. – Asiatic apple, Chinese crab, Chinese flowering apple 
                                  Species Malus sylvestris (L.) Mill. – European crabapple, European crab apple, European wild apple 
                                  Species Malus toringoides (Rehder) Hughes – cutleaf crab apple 
                                  Species Malus tornigo (Siebold) Siebold ex de Vriese – Japanese crabapple, Toringo crabapple, Siebold crabapple 
                                  Species Malus transitoria (Batalin) C.K. Schneid.  
                                  Species Malus tschonoskii (Maxim.) C.K. Schneid. – pillar apple 
                                  Species Malus yunnanensis (Franch.) C.K. Schneid. – Yunnan crabapple 
                                  Species Malus X zumi (Matsum.) Rehder (pro sp.) – o-zumi 
       

 References
       
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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Malus   
       
  Source: Rosaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Malus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Malus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Malus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2015   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 8: Magnoliophyta: Picramniaceae to Rosaceae   
  Page(s): 752   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-0195340297   
  Notes: Also available electronically at http://www.efloras.org/volume_page.aspx?volume_id=1009&flora_id=1   
  Reference for: Malus   
       

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