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Malus
(ornamental species apple)

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Malus (ornamental species apple)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 15 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Malus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • ornamental species apple
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Pictures

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Malus domestica (apple); picked produce. Berkeley Farmers' Market, Berkeley, California, USA. ‎December‎ ‎‎2013.
TitleFruits
CaptionMalus domestica (apple); picked produce. Berkeley Farmers' Market, Berkeley, California, USA. ‎December‎ ‎‎2013.
Copyright©Franco Folini/via flickr - CC BY-SA 2.0
Malus domestica (apple); picked produce. Berkeley Farmers' Market, Berkeley, California, USA. ‎December‎ ‎‎2013.
FruitsMalus domestica (apple); picked produce. Berkeley Farmers' Market, Berkeley, California, USA. ‎December‎ ‎‎2013.©Franco Folini/via flickr - CC BY-SA 2.0
Malus domestica (apple); blossom and foliage. Spain. April 2012.
Title‎Blossom
CaptionMalus domestica (apple); blossom and foliage. Spain. April 2012.
Copyright©Jesús Cabrera/via flickr - CC BY 2.0
Malus domestica (apple); blossom and foliage. Spain. April 2012.
‎BlossomMalus domestica (apple); blossom and foliage. Spain. April 2012.©Jesús Cabrera/via flickr - CC BY 2.0
Malus domestica (apple); developing fruits.
Title‎Developing fruits
CaptionMalus domestica (apple); developing fruits.
Copyright©Ettore Balocchi/via flickr - CC BY 2.0
Malus domestica (apple); developing fruits.
‎Developing fruitsMalus domestica (apple); developing fruits.©Ettore Balocchi/via flickr - CC BY 2.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Malus Mill.

Preferred Common Name

  • ornamental species apple

International Common Names

  • Spanish: manzanas ornamentales
  • French: pommiers ornementaux

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Zier-Arten Apfel
  • Italy: Pomi ornamentali
  • Netherlands: Sierappels

EPPO code

  • MABSS (Malus sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Rosales
  •                         Family: Rosaceae
  •                             Genus: Malus

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Adelphocoris lineolatus (lucerne bug); Aphis spiraecola (Spirea aphid); Apple chat fruit disease (apple chat fruit); Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (apricot butteratura); Armillaria mellea (armillaria root rot); Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Carposina sasakii (peach fruit moth); Ceresa alta (buffalo treehopper); Choreutis pariana (apple-and-thorn skeletonizer); Coniella granati (leaf blotch of pomegranate); Cossus cossus (carpenter moth); Cydia pomonella (codling moth); Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis (pear oyster scale); Diaspidiotus perniciosus (San José scale); Diplocarpon mali; Eriosoma lanigerum (woolly aphid); Erwinia amylovora (fireblight); Erythricium salmonicolor (pink disease); Harmonia axyridis (harlequin ladybird); Inonotus hispidus (shaggy bracket); Lepidosaphes ulmi (oystershell scale); Lymantria dispar (gypsy moth); Meloidogyne mali; Monilia polystroma (Asiatic brown rot); Monilinia polystroma; Operophtera brumata (winter moth); Parthenolecanium corni (European fruit lecanium); Parthenolecanium persicae (peach scale); Phellinus igniarius (hardwood trunk rot); Phymatotrichopsis omnivora (cotton root rot); Phytophthora cambivora (root rot of forest trees); Podosphaera leucotricha (powdery mildew of apple); Popillia japonica (Japanese beetle); Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (mulberry scale); Siphoninus phillyreae (ash whitefly); Smerinthus ocellatus (eyed hawkmoth); Smerinthus planus planus; Taeniothrips inconsequens (pear thrips); Xiphinema (dagger nematode)

Minor host of:

Achatina fulica (giant African land snail); Alopecurus myosuroides (black-grass); Anastrepha fraterculus (South American fruit fly); Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian longhorned beetle); Apple stem grooving virus; Armillaria luteobubalina (armillaria root rot); Botryosphaeria berengeriana f.sp. pyricola (Physalospora canker); Ceroplastes japonicus (tortoise wax scale); Ceroplastes rubens (red wax scale); Chrysomphalus dictyospermi (dictyospermum scale); Coccus hesperidum (brown soft scale); Cytospora parasitica; Dociostaurus maroccanus (Moroccan locust); Empoasca fabae (potato leafhopper); Euproctis chrysorrhoea (brown-tail moth); Grapholita molesta (Oriental fruit moth); Hemiberlesia lataniae (latania scale); Lasiodiplodia theobromae (diplodia pod rot of cocoa); Leptosphaeria coniothyrium (cane blight); Macrosiphum rosae (rose aphid); Malacosoma disstria (forest tent caterpillar); Mimosa diplotricha (creeping sensitive plant); Phyllonorycter crataegella (apple blotch leafminer); Phytoplasma ziziphi; Platynota stultana (omnivorous leaf roller); Pythium debaryanum (damping-off); Pythium vexans (damping off); Rhagoletis pomonella (apple maggot); Rosellinia necatrix (dematophora root rot); Venturia inaequalis (apple scab); Xylotrechus chinensis (tiger longicorn beetle)

Wild host of:

Aphis pomi (apple aphid); Apple mosaic virus (chestnut mosaic); Grapholita prunivora (plum moth); Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae (cedar apple rust); Lygus lineolaris (tarnished plant bug)

Associated with (not a host):

Anarsia lineatella (peach twig borer)

Host of (source - data mining):

Aculus fockeui (plum rust mite); Alsophila pometaria (fall cankerworm); Callisto coffeella (fruit, leafminer); Diptacus gigantorhynchus (plum gall mite); Macrodactylus subspinosus (rose chafer); Phyllocoptes abaenus; Trichoferus campestris; Xylaria polymorpha (decay: timber)