Malus prattii

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Malus prattii
Malus prattii - Botanischer Garten München-Nymphenburg - DSC07575.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Malus
Species: M. prattii
Binomial name
Malus prattii
(Hemsl.) C.K.Schneid.

Malus prattii (Pratt's crabapple, 西蜀海棠 xi shu hai tang) is a crabapple species, endemic to China.

It is indigenous to Guangdong, Guizhou, west Sichuan, and northwest Yunnan provinces in China.

It grows to 10 m in height, with flowers 1.5–2  cm in diameter.


  • Pyrus prattii Hemsley, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1895: 16. 1895.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. (1959). Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Zhou, Z.-Q. (1999). "The apple genetic resources in China: the wild species and their distributions, informative characterists and utilisation", Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 46:600.
  • eFloras entry
  • USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) entry

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