Taxon: Malus prunifolia (Willd.) Borkh.

 
Genus: Malus
    Section: Malus
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Maleae
        Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 23259
Place of publication: Theor. prakt. Handb. Forstbot. 2:1278. 1803
Name Verified on: 29-Jun-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Jun-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Geneva (GEN)
Accessions: 144 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed13)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for apple (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 46:606. 1999)
  • Gene sources: potential for cold tolerance in apple (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 46:606. 1999)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in apple (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 46:606. 1999)
  • Gene sources: progenitor of ornamental apples (fide Eur Gard F)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of apple (fide Russian J Genet 38:1155, 1158. 2002)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Gansu, - Hebei, - Henan, - Hunan, - Liaoning, - Nei Monggol, - Ningxia, - Qinghai, - Shaanxi, - Shandong, - Shanxi, - Sichuan, - Yunnan

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Deng, G. T. et al. 1995. Distribution and use of Malus in Hengduan Mountain region, southwest China Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 102:34.
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Forte, A. V. et al. 2002. Phylogeny of the Malus (apple tree) species, inferred from the morphological traits and molecular DNA analysis Russian J. Genet. 38:1150-1160.
  • Forte, A. V. et al. 2002. Phylogeny of the Malus (apple tree) species, inferred from the morphological traits and molecular DNA analysis Russian J. Genet. 38:1150-1160.
  • Fu, Y. C. et al. Flora intramongolica. 1977- (F InnMong)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Likhonos, F. D. 1974. A survey of the species in the genus Malus Mill. Trudy Prikl. Bot. 52:31.
  • Oraguzie, N. C. et al. 2005. DNA fingerprinting of apple (Malus spp.) rootstocks using simple sequence repeats Pl. Breed. (New York) 124:197-202.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Way, R. D. et al. 1991. Apple (Malus) Acta Hort. 290:3-46.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. 1993 (China FlEncy)
  • Zhou, Z.-Q. 1999. The apple genetic resources in China: the wild species and their distributions, informative characterists and utilisation Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 46:607.

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