Malus sieboldii

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

Malus sieboldii, commonly called Siebold's crab,[1] Siebold's crabapple or Toringo crabapple, is a species of crabapple in the family Rosaceae.

Taxonomy[edit]

Some botanists have reclassified it as Malus toringo.[2]

Varieties[edit]

It is sometimes considered to have three varieties:[3]

  • Malus sieboldii var. sieboldii (the true Siebold's crabapple)
  • Malus sieboldii var. sargentii, which is sometimes considered to be a separate species Malus sargentii
  • Malus sieboldii var. zumi

Distribution[edit]

Malus sieboldiiMalus toringo is native to eastern temperate Asia, in China, Japan, and Korea.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ USDA Plants Profile for Malus toringo (toringo crab); syn. Malus sieboldii . accessed 9.9.2015.
  3. ^ "GardenWebSearch results for: Malus". Retrieved September 11, 2009. 
  4. ^ NPGS/GRIN: Malus toringo (syn. Malus sieboldii)

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