Taxon: Pyrus malus L.

Synonym of Malus domestica

Genus: Pyrus
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Maleae
        Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 30530
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:479. 1753
Name Verified on: 14-Apr-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Feb-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


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Check other web resources for Pyrus malus L. :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Pyrus malus cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.