Definition of Malus baccata
1. Noun. Asian wild crab apple cultivated in many varieties for it small acid usually red fruit used for preserving.
Group relationships: Genus Malus, Malus
Generic synonyms: Crab Apple, Crabapple, Cultivated Crab Apple
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Literary usage of Malus baccata
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"malus baccata (L.) Borck. Siberian Crab Apple. Fig. 2322. Pyrus baccata L. Mant. 1: 75. 1767. malus baccata Borck. Handb. ..."
2. China: An Interpretation by James Whitford Bashford (1916)
"Crabapple, Pyrus spectabilis (81.365); Siberian crabapple, malus baccata (FI: 225); pear: Pyrus aria (FI:254); P. aucuparia (FI :254); P. Baccata (81.262); ..."
3. Paxton's Flower Garden by Sir Joseph Paxton, John Lindley, Thomas Baines (1882)
"P. (MALUS) BACCATA. (The Berry-fruited Crab.) This is a small grower, blooming in April or May ; the flowers are pink ; its small fruit is very ornamental. ..."