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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.
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:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit; fruit

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, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas Note: = Pyrus angustifolia Aiton
  2. Dickson, E. E. et al. 1991. Isozymes in North American Malus (Rosaceae): hybridization and species differentiation. Syst. Bot. 16:363-375. Note: isozyme evidence supports inclusion in Malus coronaria L.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  4. Godfrey, R. K. 1988. Trees, shrubs, and woody vines of northern Florida and adjacent Georgia and Alabama.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  9. Mohlenbrock, R. H. 1975. Guide to the vascular flora of Illinois.
  10. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  11. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Rosaceae&GenusID=Malus&SpeciesID=angustifolia target='_blank'
  12. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).

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.

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=23215. Accessed 27 January 2022.