Malus hupehensis

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Malus hupehensis
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Malus
Species: M. hupehensis
Binomial name
Malus hupehensis
(Pamp.) Rehder

Malus hupehensis, common names Hupeh crab or tea crabapple, is a species of flowering plant in the apple genus Malus of the family Rosaceae, native to Japan and Taiwan. It is a vigorous deciduous tree growing to 12 m (39 ft) tall and broad, with pink buds opening to fragrant white blossom in Spring, and bright red, cherry-sized crab-apples in the Autumn.[1] It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[2]



  1. ^ RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964. 
  2. ^ "RHS Plant Selector - Malus hupehensis". Retrieved 24 May 2013.