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Rosaceae Malus pumila Mill.

Gard. Dict., ed. 8. Malus no. 3. 1768 [16 Apr 1768]


basionym of:Rosaceae Pyrus pumila (Mill.) Steud. Nomencl. Bot. [Steudel] 671. 1821

hybridparent of:Rosaceae Malus × magdeburgensis Schoch ex Rehder Man. Cult. Trees 394. 1927 [Jan 1927]

basionym of:Rosaceae Malus domestica (Suckow) Borkh. subsp. pumila (Mill.) Likhonos Kulturnaya Fl. SSSR 14: 69. 1983

Remarks: Although the protologues of M. pumila and of Pyrus malus var. paradisiaca L. (Sp. Pl. 1: 479. 1753) show a reference to C. Bauhin (Pinax 433. 1623), the General Committee of the ICN concluded that these 2 names are not homotypic (vide John Wiersema)

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