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Malus domestica (Suckow) Borkh.[Stace 1997]

Publication: Theor. Prakt. Handb. Forstbot. 2: 1272. 1803.

Origin: Introduced from Asia

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: Use of this name based on Guan-Ze Qian, Lian-Fen Liu and Geng-Guo Tang. 2010. (1933) Proposal to conserve the name Malus domestica against M. pumila, M. communis, M. frutescens, and Pyrus dioica (Rosaceae). Taxon 59: 650-652.

References:

» Campbell, C. S., C. W. Greene, and T. A. Dickinson. 1991. Reproductive Biology in Subfam. Maloideae (Rosaceae). Systematic Botany 16: 333-349.
» Guan-Ze Qian, Lian-Fen Liu and Geng-Guo Tang. 2010. (1933) Proposal to conserve the name Malus domestica against M. pumila, M. communis, M. frutescens, and Pyrus dioica (Rosaceae). Taxon 59: 650-652. [No. 2, April 2010].
» Pollen, M. 2001. The Botany of Desire. Random House, New York. 271 p.
» Stace 1997 = Stace, C. 1997. New Flora of the British Isles. Second Edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. 1130 p.
» Wisskirchen, R., and H. Haeupler, Eds. 1998. Standardliste der Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Deutschlands (mit Chromosomenatlas von Focke Albers). Verlag Eugen Ulmer, Stuttgart, Germany. 766 p. [A synonymized list of ferns and flowering plants of Germany, with chromosome atlas by F Albers; in German]
Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Malus pumila Mill., Invalid name (nom. rej.)[HC2]