Malus toringoides

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

Malus toringoides is a crabapple species in the family Rosaceae, with the common name cut-leaf crabapple.

The tree is endemic to mountain ranges of China, located within Shaanxi, Gansu, Ningxia, Qinghai and Sichuan Provinces.

Malus toringoides is a wild crabapple tree, and is sometimes used as a root stock in apple hybridizing. It is a naturally occurring hybrid species with multiple ploidy levels.[1]


  1. ^ Li, Y. N. 2001. Researches of germplasm resources of Malus Mill.. – China Agriculture Press