Malus sikkimensis

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Malus sikkimensis
Crab Apple (Malus sikkimensis) (1444) Relic38.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Malus
Species: M. sikkimensis
Binomial name
Malus sikkimensis
(Wenz.) Koehne ex C.K.Schneid.

Malus sikkimensis is a rare species of apple known by the common name Sikkim crabapple. Its Chinese name is xi jin hai dang. It is native to China, Nepal, Bhutan, and part of India, where it is threatened due to loss of habitat. It bears white and pink flowers and dark red fruit.

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