Genus: Malus Mill.

 
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Common names: apple, crab apple
Genus number: 7215
Last updated: 05-Apr-2012
Accession Count: 1510 (604 active, 409 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • 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. 38:1357-1369.
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • 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.
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Subdivisions of Malus Mill.:


Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Malus
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=7215. Accessed 17 November 2018.