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Taxon: Malus ×purpurea (A. Barbier) Rehder

Genus: Malus section: Malus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Maleae subtribe: Malinae.
Nomen number: 23264
Place of publication: J. Arnold Arbor. 2:57. 1920
Comment: = M. ×atrosanguinea × M. pumila (as var. niedzwetzkyana)
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: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • purple crab   (Source: BSBI ) – English
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Distributional range:

      Cultivated:
  • only cultivated

References:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Fiala, J. L. 1994. Flowering crabapples: the genus Malus.
  • 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. 2:19.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • 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.
  • Way, R. D. et al. 1991. Apple (Malus). Acta Hort. 290:3–46. [cites parental species Malus pumila var. niedzwetzkyana × M. × atrosanguinea].
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Check other web resources for Malus ×purpurea (A. Barbier) Rehder:

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Malus x purpurea 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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Cite as:
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?23264 (22 July 2014)

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