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Taxon: Malus ×dawsoniana Rehder

Genus: Malus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Maleae subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 23228
Place of publication: C. S. Sargent, Trees & shrubs 2:23. 1907
Comment: = M. domestica × M. fusca
Name verified on: 21-Jun-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jun-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Geneva (GEN).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.

Distributional range:

  • from North American sources


  • Dickson, E. E. et al. 1991. Isozymes in North American Malus (Rosaceae): hybridization and species differentiation. Syst. Bot. 16:373.
  • Jefferson, R. M. 1970. History, progeny, and locations of crabapples of documented authentic origin. Natl. Arbor. Contr. 2:14.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Schuster, M. & R. Buttner. 1995. Chromosome numbers in the Malus wild species collection of the genebank Dresden-Pillnitz. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 42:353–361. [reports 2n=34].
  • Way, R. D. et al. 1991. Apple (Malus). Acta Hort. 290:36. [this review listed among successful hybridizations crosses between Malus × atrosanguinea and M. × dawsoniana].

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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