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Habit: Shrub to tree, thorny or not. Leaf: simple, generally toothed (lobed). Inflorescence: few-flowered, +- umbel-like cluster; pedicel bractlets 0 or 1, deciduous. Flower: hypanthium bractlets 0; stamens many; ovary inferior, chambers (2)5, 2-ovuled, styles (2)5, +- fused at base. Fruit: pome, +- spheric, flesh not gritty.
Species In Genus: 25--50 species: northern temperate. Etymology: (Classical name of apple)
eFlora Treatment Author: Daniel Potter & Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to MalusPrevious taxon: Lyonothamnus floribundus subsp. floribundus
Next taxon: Malus fusca
Citation for this treatment: Daniel Potter & Thomas J. Rosatti 2016. Malus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11245, accessed on October 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 27, 2016.