Malus halliana

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Malus halliana
Chuisihaitang.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Malus
Species:
M. halliana
Binomial name
Malus halliana
Koehne 1890
Synonyms[1][2]
  • Malus baccata var. halliana (Koehne) Likhonos
  • Malus domestica var. halliana (Koehne) Likhonos
  • Malus floribunda var. parkmannii (F.L.Temple) Koidz.
  • Malus halliana var. spontanea (Makino) Koidz.
  • Pyrus halliana (Koehne) Voss

Malus halliana is an East Asian crabapple species of Malus, known by the common name Hall crabapple. Its Chinese name is chui si hai tang(垂丝海棠).

It is generally considered to be a native tree of China, although some authors maintain that it is native to Japan, and was introduced into China.[3]

Description[edit]

Malus halliana is a tree up to 5 meters (17 feet) tall. flowers are pink. Fruits are purple.[3]

Cultivation

The tree is cultivated as an ornamental tree, for its abundant, fragrant pink flowers.

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