The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Malus

The genus Malus is in the family Rosaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Malus

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Malus × adstringens Zabel Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus aegra Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus ambigua Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus americana Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus anetica Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus anglica Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus angustifolia Rehder Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus angustifolia (Aiton) Michx. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18 1
Malus anisa Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus anisophylla Sumnev. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus apetala Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus apiola Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus apiosa hort. ex Steud. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus aprilovii Dimitrov Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus arbutifolia L. f. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Malus armeniacaefolia hort. ex Lavall‚e Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × arnoldiana (Rehder) Rehder Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × arnoldiana Sarg. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus asiatica Nakai Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus atropurpurea hort. ex Pollanetz Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus atrorubra Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × atrosanguinea (Sp„th) C.K.Schneid. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus baccata Loisel. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus baccata Desf. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus baccata (L.) Borkh. Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18 2
Malus barcinonensis Sennen Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus batavica Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus beauvaisiensis A.Sav. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus bhutanica (W.W.Sm.) J.B.Phipps Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus bracteata Rehder Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus brevepedunculata Bertsch Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus britannica Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus bulgarica Dimitrov Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus butigniana Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus calvilla Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus canadensis Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus canicularis Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus capucini Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus caroli Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus caspiriensis Langenf. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus castanea Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus castaneifolia Morog. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus cerea Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus chamardabanica Vartapetyan & Solovjeva Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus chinensis hort. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus chitralensis Vassilcz. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus christii Waitz Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus columbella Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus columbina Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus communis Lam. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus communis Woronow Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus communis (L.) Poir. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus conocarpa hort. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus conocarpa hort. ex Juz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus coronaria (L.) Mill. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18 3
Malus costata hort. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus costata hort. ex Juz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus crataegifolia (Targ.Tozz. ex Savi) Koehne Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus csikloviensis Kit. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus cuneata Ashe Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus cylindracea A.Sav. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus daochengensis C.L.Li Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus dasyphylla Borkh. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × dawsoniana Rehder Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × denboerii Krüssm. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus denticulata Lavall‚e Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus depressocarpa Morog. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus dielii Waitz Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus dioeca Loisel. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus dioica Moench Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus dirangensis M.C.Joshi & S.M.Singh Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus discoidea A.Sav. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus dolichomorpha Juz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus domestica Baumg. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus domestica Borkh. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus doumeri (Bois) A.Chev. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus dulcissima (Koidz.) Koidz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus eleyi hort. ex Pollanetz Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus eleyi Hesse Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus elzholzii Waitz Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus expansa hort. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus florentina (Zuccagni) C.K.Schneid. Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus floribunda Siebold Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus floribunda Siebold ex Van Houtte Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18 1
Malus fragrans Rehder Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18 1
Malus frutescens Medik. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus fusca (Raf.) C.K.Schneid. Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus glabra A.Sav. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus glabrata Rehder Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus glaucescens Britton & N.E.Br. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus glaucescens Rehder Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × gloriosa Lemoine Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus granata Garsault Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus grandiflora (Asami) Koidz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus gratiaeportus Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus gratissima Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus guttata Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus halleana hort. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus halleanoides Uyeki Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus halliana Koehne Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus hamelii Waitz Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × hartwigii Koehne Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus herrenkrugensis hort. ex Zabel Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus heterophylla Sumnev. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus hissarica Kudr. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus honanensis Rehder Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus hortulana Mill. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus hupehensis (Pamp.) Rehder Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus hybrida Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus hybrida Loisel. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus illecebrosa Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus ioensis (Alph.Wood) Britton Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18 1
Malus japonica Andrews Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus japonica hort. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus jarmolenkoi Poljakov Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus jinxianensis J.Q.Deng & J.Y.Hong Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus josephinea Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus juzepczukii Vassilcz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × kaido Wenz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus kaido hort. ex K.Koch Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus kansuensis (Batalin) C.K.Schneid. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18 1
Malus kansuensis x toringoides Rehder & E.H. Wilson Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Malus kirghisorum Al.Fed. & Fed. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus komarovii (Sarg.) Rehder Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus kudrjaschevii Sumnev. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus lancifolia Rehder Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus leiocalyca S.Z.Huang Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus leucophaea Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus linczevskii Poljakov Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus livida A.Sav. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus longepedunculata Bertsch Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus longipes (Coss. & Durieu) Wenz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus macounii Greene Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × magdeburgensis Hartwig Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × magdeburgensis Schoch ex Rehder Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus malus Voss Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus mandshurica (Maxim.) Kom. ex Juz. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Malus manshurica (Maxim.) Kom. ex Skvortsov Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus marmorea Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus megamila hort. ex Juz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus melliana (Hand.-Mazz.) Rehder Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus mengo hort. ex Dippel Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus microcarpa A.Sav. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus micromalus Makino Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × moerlandsii Door. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus montalivetia Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus montana Uglitzk. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus montana Uglitzk. ex Botsch. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus muliensis T.C.Ku Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus nana Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus niedzwetzkyana Dieck Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus niedzwetzkyana Dieck ex Koehne Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus nigra Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus nivalis Desf. ex Steud. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus normalis Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus nuristanica Vassilcz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus odorata hort. gall. ex Zabel Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus odorata hort. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus oleosa Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus ombrophila Hand.-Mazz. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus orientalis Uglitzk. ex Juz. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus orientalis Uglitzk. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus orospedanus D.Rivera, S.R¡os, Verde & Ob¢n Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus orthocarpa Lavall‚e Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus pallasiana Juz. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus paradisiaca (L.) Medik. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus parkmannii hort. ex Koehne Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus passipoma Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus persica Garsault Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus persicifolia (Popov) Sumnev. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus pisiformis Koidz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus platycarpa Rehder Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18 1
Malus praecox (Pall.) Borkh. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus prasomila Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus prattii (Hemsl.) C.K.Schneid. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus princeps Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus prunifolia Desf. ex Steud. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus prunifolia Spach Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus prunifolia C.K.Schneid. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × prunifolia (Willd.) Borkh. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18 1
Malus prunifolia (Willd.) Borkh. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Malus pseudocalvilla Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus pulcherrima (Asch. & Graebn.) Boynton Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus pumila Kitam. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus pumila Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus pumila Grossh. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus pumila auct. fl. As. med. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus pumila Mill. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18 2
Malus punctata Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × purpurea (E.Barbier) Rehder Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus pustulifera Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus quinqueflora (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) M.Roem. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus rambura Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus rhodopaea Dimitrov Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus rhotomagensis Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus ringo Siebold ex CarriŠre Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus rinki Koidz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × riversicarnea hort. ex Koehne Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus robertiana Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × robusta (CarriŠre) Rehder Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus robusta Carr Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Malus rockii Rehder Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus roris Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus rossica Medik. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus rubicunda M.Roem. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus sachalinensis Kom. ex Juz. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus santonum A.Sav. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus sargentii Rehder Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus sativa Dum.Cours. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus schischkinii Poljakov Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus segurensis D.Rivera, S.R¡os, Verde & Ob¢n Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus sempervirens Desf. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus setok Vassilcz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus sieboldii (Regel) Rehder Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18 1
Malus sieversii (Ledeb.) M.Roem. Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus sikkimensis (Wenz.) N.P.Balakr. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus sikkimensis (Wenz.) Koehne ex C.K.Schneid. Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus sorbus (Borkh.) Borkh. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus soulardii (L.H.Bailey) Britton Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus spectabilis Desf. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × spectabilis (Sol.) Borkh. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus spectabilis (Aiton) Borkh. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Malus sphaerocarpa (Wender.) M.Roem. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus spontanea (Makino) Makino Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus spumosa Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus strepens hort. ex Juz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus striata hort. ex Juz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus suaveolens (Wender.) M.Roem. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus subcordata (Ledeb.) M.Roem. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus × sublobata (Zabel) Rehder Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus sylvestris (L.) Mill. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus tatarica hort. ex K.Koch Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus tianschanica Sumnev. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus toringo Siebold ex K.Koch Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus toringo (Siebold) Siebold ex de Vriese Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus toringo Nakai Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus toringo hort. ex CarriŠre Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus toringo (Siebold) Siebold Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus toringoides (Rehder) Hughes Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus transcendens hort. ex Nash Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus transitoria (Batalin) C.K.Schneid. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18 1
Malus trilobata (Labill. ex Poir.) C.K.Schneid. Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus tschonoskii (Maxim.) C.K.Schneid. Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus turbinoides A.Sav. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus turkmenorum Juz. & Popov Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18
Malus umbellata Gilib. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus upsalensis hort. ex Dippel Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus vesparum Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus violacea Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus viridis A.Sav. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus vitrea Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus vulgaris Pall. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus xiaojinensis M.H.Cheng & N.G.Jiang Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus yezoensis Koidz. Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus yunnanensis (Franch.) C.K.Schneid. Accepted L RJP 2011-10-18 1
Malus zonalis Poit. & Turpin Unresolved L RJP 2011-10-18
Malus zumi (Matsum.) Rehder Accepted H RJP 2011-10-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 391 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Malus. Of these 62 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 99 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Malus. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 391 species names for the genus Malus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 62 15.9%
Synonym 91 23.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 238 60.9%

All names

The status of the 490 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Malus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 71 14.5%
Synonym 171 34.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 248 50.6%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 391 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Malus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 44 49 0 0 93 23.8%
Medium confidence 1 3 0 0 4 1.0%
Low confidence 17 39 0 238 294 75.2%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Malus is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
RJP 61 86 0 233 0 380 97.2%
Tropicos 1 5 0 5 0 11 2.8%