Rosaceae Juss.
Malus domestica (Suckow) Borkh. , nom. cons., scientific
Borkhausen, M.B. (1803), Theoretisches-praktisches Handbuch der Forstbotanik und Forsttechnologie 2: 1272-1276 [tax. nov.]
basionym: Pyrus malus var. domestica Suckow legitimate nomenclatural synonym: Pyrus malus L. legitimate
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 187 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Malus sylvestris subsp. mitis (Wallr.) Mansf. legitimate
Harden, G.J. & Rodd, A.N. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Malaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1: 545 [secondary reference]
common name: Apple [n/a]
Jeanes, J.A. & Jobson, P.C. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1996), Rosaceae. Flora of Victoria 3: 577, Fig. 118c [secondary reference]
misapplication: Malus sylvestris Mill. legitimate by Willis, J.H. (1973), A Handbook to Plants in Victoria Edn. 2, 2: 207 common name: Apple [n/a]
Bean, A.R. in Henderson, R.J.F. (ed.) (1997), Rosaceae. Queensland Plants: Names and Distribution: 179 [secondary reference]
Harden, G.J. & Murray, L.J. in Harden, G.J. & Murray, L.J. (ed.) (2000), Flora of New South Wales Supplement 1: 77 [secondary reference]
Harden, G.J. & Rodd, A.N. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2000), Malaceae. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 1: 545 [secondary reference]
common name: Apple [n/a]
CHAH (2007), Australian Plant Census: - [taxonomic synonym]
taxonomic synonym of: Malus pumila Mill. legitimate
Qian, G.-Z., Liu, L.-F. & Tang, G.-G. (April 2010), (1933) Proposal to conserve the name Malus domestica against M. pumila, M. communis, M. frutescens, and Pyrus dioica (Rosaceae). Taxon 59(2): 650 [secondary reference]
  • Type: "Herb. Linnaeus No. 647.3 (LINN)."
taxonomic synonym: Malus pumila Mill. legitimate
  • Text: "Malus domestica Borkh., Theor. Prakt. Handb. Forstbot. 2: 1272. 1803 (Pyrus malus L., Sp. Pl.: 479. 1 Mai 1753) [Dicot.: Rosac.], nom. cons. prop.
Applequist, W.L. (December 2014), Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 66. Taxon 63(6): 1359 [secondary reference]
  • Text: "(1933). To conserve Malus domestica Borkh. against M. pumila Miller, M. communis Desf., M. frutescens Medik., and Pyrus dioica Moench (Rosaceae)... Votes: 6-11-1 (not recommended)."
de Salas, M.F. & Baker, M.L. (2016), A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 71 [taxonomic synonym]
taxonomic synonym of: Malus pumila Mill. legitimate
Wilson, K.L. (October 2016), Report of the General Committee: 15. Taxon 65(5): 1150 [secondary reference]
  • Text: "Prop. (1933) on the name of the cultivated apple is referred back to the NCVP for further consideration."
Applequist, W.L. (April 2017), Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 69. Taxon 66(2): 501 [secondary reference]
  • Text: "(1933). To conserve Malus domestica Borkh. against M. pumila Miller, M. communis Desf., M. frutescens Medik., and Pyrus dioica Moench. (Rosaceae).....Votes...11-7-0 (recommended)."
Wilson, K.L. (June 2017), Report of the General Committee: 18. Taxon 66(3): 742 [secondary reference]
  • Text: "The following conservation and rejection proposals under Art. 14 and 56 are approved as recommended by the NCVP, i.e. the names are conserved or rejected as indicated: ...(1933) cons. Malus domestica against M. pumila, M. communis, M. frutescens, and Pyrus dioica plus P. praecox, M. dasyphylla, and M. paradisiaca."
de Salas, M.F. & Baker, M.L. (14 August 2020), Appendix 1: Changes in the Census between the 2019 and 2020 editions: 1B: taxa that have changed names between 2019 and 2020. A Census of the vascular plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 140 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Malus pumila Mill. legitimate
Brown, G.K. & Bostock, P.D. (December 2020), Appendix A: New names and name and status changes 2019 to 2020. Introduction to the Census of the Queensland Flora 2020: 17 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Malus pumila Mill. legitimate
CHAH (7 July 2021), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Pyrus malus L. legitimate nomenclatural synonym: Pyrus malus var. domestica Suckow legitimate taxonomic synonym: Malus pumila Mill. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Pyrus malus var. mitis Wallr. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Malus sylvestris subsp. mitis (Wallr.) Mansf. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Malus silvestris subsp. mitis Mansf. orth. var. misapplication: Malus sylvestris Mill. legitimate by Willis, J.H. (1973), A Handbook to Plants in Victoria Edn. 2, 2: 207 misapplication: Malus sylvestris Mill. legitimate by Symon, D.E. in Jessop, J.P. & Toelken, H.R. (ed.) (1986), Flora of South Australia Edn. 4, 1: 439
  • APC Dist.: SA (naturalised), Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised), ACT (naturalised), Vic (naturalised), Tas (naturalised)