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Malus transitoria

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Rosaceae
Scientific name  Malus transitoria
Rank  Species
Order  Rosales
Genus  Malus
Higher classification  Apples
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Similar  Apples, Malus toringoides, Malus sikkimensis, Malus yunnanensis, Malus prattii

Malus transitoria, the cut-leaf crabapple, is a species of flowering plant in the crabapple genus Malus of the family Rosaceae.

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It is native to China.

The Latin transitoria means "short-lived". The name "cut-leaf" refers to the shape of the leaves.

Description

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Malus transitoria is a deciduous tree growing to 8 m (26 ft) tall by 10 m (33 ft) wide. The deeply divided leaves turn yellow in autumn.

It produces abundant white flowers, and small yellow fruits 8 mm in diameter.

Varieties

Varieties include:

  • Malus transitoria var. centralasiatica
  • Malus transitoria var. glabrescens
  • Malus transitoria var. transitoria
  • Uses

    Malus transitoria Malus transitoria Crab Apple Tree Mail Order Trees

    Malus transitoria is cultivated as an ornamental tree, for its elegant shape, abundant white blossoms, and yellow fruits. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

    It is also used as rootstock for other apples.

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    References

    Malus transitoria Wikipedia


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