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Taxon: Malus floribunda Siebold ex Van Houtte

Genus: Malus section: Malus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Maleae subtribe: Malinae.
Nomen number: 23233
Place of publication: J. Gén. Hort. 15:161, t. 1585-1589. 1865
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 22-Jun-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Jun-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Geneva (GEN).
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • Japanese crab   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • Japanese crab apple   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • Japanese flowering crab apple   (Source: Food Feed Crops US ) – English
  • purple chokeberry   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • showy crab apple   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • vielblütiger Apfel   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Hortus 3)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in apple   (fide Acta Hort 839:403. 2009)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of apple   (based on affinities to members of section Malus fide Russian J Genet 38:1155, 1157. 2002)

Distributional range:

      Cultivated:
  • only cultivated

References:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • 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.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Joshi, S. G. et al. 2009. Development of cisgenic apples with durable resistance to apple scab. Acta Hort. 839:403–406. [Malus floribunda as a source of resistance genes].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Malus floribunda Siebold ex Van Houtte:

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Malus floribunda cultivars
  • 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.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?23233 (21 December 2014)

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