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Taxon: Malus prattii (Hemsl.) C. K. Schneid.

Genus: Malus section: Sorbomalus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Maleae subtribe: Malinae.
Nomen number: 23258
Place of publication: Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. 1:719. 1906
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 29-Jun-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Jun-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Geneva (GEN).
Accessions: 36 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • xi shu hai tang   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • pommier de Pratt   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – French

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of apple   (based on its position within the "core" group of Malus fide Pl Syst Evol 226:46, 47. 2001)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Guangdong, Guizhou, Sichuan [w.], Yunnan [n.w.]

References:

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jefferson, R. M. 1970. History, progeny, and locations of crabapples of documented authentic origin. Natl. Arbor. Contr. 2:18.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Likhonos, F. D. 1974. A survey of the species in the genus Malus Mill. Trudy Prikl. Bot. 52(3):26.
  • 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.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Way, R. D. et al. 1991. Apple (Malus). Acta Hort. 290:3–46. [cites and mentions together with Malus ombrophila "belong to the same species as M. yunnanensis"].
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zhou, Z.-Q. 1999. The apple genetic resources in China: the wild species and their distributions, informative characterists and utilisation. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 46:600.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Malus prattii (Hemsl.) C. K. Schneid.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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:

More:
  • 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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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?23258 (23 October 2014)

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