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Taxon: Malus angustifolia (Aiton) Michx.

 
Genus: Malus
Section: Chloromeles
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 23215
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 1:292. 1803
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 14-Jun-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jun-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Geneva (GEN)
Accessions: 239 (156 active, 44 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • southern crab apple  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • schmalblättriger Apfel  (Source: Zander ed17) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit (fide L Edible Pl; Food Feed Crops US)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [New Jersey (s.), Ohio (s.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Rosaceae&GenusID=Malus&SpeciesID=angustifolia), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  2. Dickson, E. E. et al. 1991. Isozymes in North American Malus (Rosaceae): hybridization and species differentiation Syst. Bot. 16:363-375.
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  5. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  6. Feng, T.-T. et al. 2007. ITS sequence variation supports the hyrbid origin of Malus toringoides Hughes Canad. J. Bot. 85:659-666.
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  8. Godfrey, R. K. Trees, shrubs, and woody vines of northern Florida and adjacent Georgia and Alabama. (TreesSV NFla Ga Al)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  11. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  12. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  15. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  16. Mohlenbrock, R. H. Guide to the vascular flora of Illinois. (F IllMohl)
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  18. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  19. Robinson, J. P. et al. 2001. Taxonomy of the genus Malus Mill. (Rosaceae) with emphasis on the cultivated apple, Malus domestica Borkh. Pl. Syst. Evol. 226:35-58.
  20. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

Check other web resources for Malus angustifolia (Aiton) Michx. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23215. Accessed 11 December 2018.