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Family: Malaceae  Small, nom. cons.

Synonym of: Rosaceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 683. Last updated: 17-Jan-2003.
Number of accepted genera: 0.
Type genus: Malus Mill.
Comment: dicot family.

References for family:

  • Applequist, W. L. 2014. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 66. Taxon 63:1360. [proposal not recommended].
  • Gunner, S. T. et al. 2008. (2038) Proposal to conserve Malaceae<./I>, nom. cons., against Amygdalaceae, nom. cons. (Magnoliophyta), a "superconservation" proposal. Taxon 60:1776–1778.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (25 November 2015)

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