Pomme crabe

crabapples hanging on a tree

Malus sylvestris

Malus_sylvestris (Wikipedia)

Malus sylvestris
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Rosids
Order:Rosales
Family:Rosaceae
Genus:Malus
Species:
M. sylvestris
Binomial name
Malus sylvestris

Malus sylvestris, the European crab apple, is a species of the genus Malus, native to Europe. Its scientific name means "forest apple" and the truly wild tree has thorns.

Crab Apple (Wiktionary)

English

Noun

crab apple (plural crab apples)

  1. Alternative spelling of crabapple

Derived terms

  • Chinese crab apple
  • cutleaf crab apple
  • European crab apple
  • Hall crab apple
  • hawthorn-leaf crab apple
  • Japanese crab apple
  • kaido crab apple
  • Manchurian crab apple
  • Oregon crab apple
  • plumleaf crab apple
  • prairie crab apple
  • Siberian crab apple
  • southern crab apple
  • sweet crab apple

Further reading

  • crab apple at USDA Plants database

Anagrams

  • applecrab
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