Malus pumila Mill.

, Gard. Dict., ed. 8. Malus no. 3 (1768).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Gardeners Dictionary, Edition 8. London
Malus no. 3
Date of Publication
16 Apr 1768
Family as entered in IPNI


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)


Basionym of
Pyrus pumila (Mill.) Steud., Nomencl. Bot. [Steudel] 671 (1821).
Basionym of
Malus domestica subsp. pumila (Mill.) Likhonos, Kulturnaya Fl. SSSR 14: 69 (1983).
Hybrid Parent
Malus × magdeburgensis Schoch ex Rehder, Man. Cult. Trees 394 (1927).