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Taxon: Malus domestica (Suckow) Borkh.

 
Genus: Malus
Section: Malus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 104681
Place of publication: Theor. prakt. Handb. Forstbot. 2:1272. 1803, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • fide Telopea 9:427. 2001, when published this was an illegitimate, superfluous name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 52) for M. communis Desf. (1798), i.e. based on the same type (that of Pyrus malus L.)
  • • now conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonyms (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) M. communis, M. pumila, and five other names
Name Verified on: 21-Jun-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: fuelwood
  • Human food: fruit
  • Medicines:
  • Social:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (as Malus sylvestris)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (sometimes natzd.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Batra, L. R. 1995. Names of Japanese plants sorted by their Japanese names in Romanized Katakana and scientific nomenclature Note: = Malus pumila var. dulcissima
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  4. Gilbert, L. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  6. Joseph, R. 2009. Rosh Hashanah: it's crunch time for apples.
  7. León, B. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. Spanish common names
  8. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  10. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  11. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. German common names
  12. 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.
  13. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri. Note: = Pyrus malus

Check other web resources for Malus domestica (Suckow) Borkh. :

  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2022. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://www.narc.gov.jo/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104681. Accessed 27 January 2022.