Taxon profile


Malus Mill.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Rosales »  family Rosaceae »  subfamily Amygdaloideae

Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Phyllocoptes goniothorax (Nalepa, 1889), Phyllocoptes malinus (Nalepa, 1892), Phenacoccus aceris (Signoret, 1875) - Apple Mealybug, Eriophyes mali Nalepa, 1926, Erwinia amylovora (Burrill 1882) Winslow et al. 1920 - Fire Blight, ...

consumer: Rhynchites giganteus Krynicki, 1832, Byctiscus betulae (Linnaeus, 1758), Phyllobius oblongus (Linnaeus, 1758), Anthonomus pomorum (Linnaeus, 1758), Magdalis barbicornis (Latreille, 1804), ...

consumer (larval stage only): Paonias excaecata (J. E. Smith, 1797) - Blinded Sphinx Moth


Included taxa

Number of records: 40

species Malus angustifolia (Ait.) Michx. - Southern Crabapple
species Malus asiatica Nakai
species Malus baccata (L.) Borkh. - Siberian Crab

Malus baccata

species Malus chitralensis Vassilcz.
species Malus coronaria (L.) Mill. - Sweet Crabapple
species Malus crescimannoi Raimondo
species Malus domestica Borkh. - Apple Tree

Malus domestica

species Malus florentina (Zuccagni) C. K. Schneid. - Hawthorn-leaf Crab Apple
species Malus floribunda Siebold ex Van Houtte - Japanese Crab

Malus floribunda

species Malus fusca (Raf.) Schneid. - Oregon Crabapple
species Malus halliana Koehne - Hall Crab Apple
species Malus honanensis Rehd.
species Malus hupehensis (Pamp.) Rehder - Hupeh Crab
species Malus ioensis (Wood) Britt. - Prairie Crabapple
species Malus kansuensis (Batalin) C.K. Schneid.
species Malus komarovii (Sarg.) Rehd.
species Malus mandshurica (Maxim.) Kom. - Siberian Crabapple
species Malus muliensis T.C. Ku
species Malus ombrophila Hand.-Mazz.
species Malus orientalis Uglitzk.
species Malus prattii (Hemsl.) C. K. Schneid.
species Malus prunifolia (Willd.) Borkh. - Plum-leaved Apple

Malus prunifolia

species Malus pumila Mill. - Apple

Malus pumila

species Malus rockii Rehd.
species Malus sargentii Rehder - Sargent's Apple

Malus sargentii

species Malus sibirica (Maxim.) Kom. & Aliss.
species Malus sieboldii (Regel) Rehd. - Siebold's Crab

Malus sieboldii

species Malus sieversii (Ledeb.) M. Roem.
species Malus sikkimensis (Wenz.) Koehne ex C. K. Schneid.
species Malus spectabilis (Ait.) Borkh. - Chinese Crab
species Malus sylvestris Mill. - Crab Apple

Malus sylvestris

species Malus toringoides (Rehder) Hughes - Cutleaf Crab Apple
species Malus transitoria (Batalin) C. K. Schneid. - Cut-leaf Crabapple
species Malus tschonoskii (Maxim.) C. K. Schneid. - Pillar Apple
species Malus yunnanensis (Franch.) C. K. Schneid.
species Malus zumi (Matsumura) Rehd. - Toringa Crabapple


hybrid Malus × dasyphylla Borkh.
hybrid Malus × moerlandsii Door.
hybrid Malus × purpurea (Barbier et al.) Rehder

Malus × purpurea

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Malus Mill.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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