Malus mandshurica

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Malus mandshurica
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Malus
M. mandshurica
Binomial name
Malus mandshurica
(Maxim.) Kom.[1]

Malus mandshurica, the Manchurian crab apple, is a species of Malus found in China, far eastern Russia, North Korea, and Japan.[2] Some authorities consider it to be a variety of the Siberian crab apple, Malus baccata. It is used as a rootstock for cultivated apples in China.


  1. ^ Izv. Glavn. Bot. Sada S.S.S.R. 25: 146 (1925)
  2. ^ Hanelt, Peter. Mansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Except Ornamentals. pp. 474–475. ISBN 978-3540410171.