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Bulletin of Botanical Research ›› 2007, Vol. 27 ›› Issue (5): 521-524.doi: 10.7525/j.issn.1673-5102.2007.05.003

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Two New Varieties of Malus hupehensis (Pamp.) Rehd. from Shandong Province

QIAN Guan-Ze;SHAO Wen-Hao;LIU Lian-Fen;TANG Geng-Guo   

  1. 1.Life Science School of Liaocheng University, Liaocheng 252059 2.Institute of semitropical forestry, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Fuyang 311400 3.College of Forest Resources and Environment, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing 210037
  • Received:1900-01-01 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2007-09-20 Published:2007-09-20
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Abstract: Two varieties of (Malus hupehensis (Pamp.) Rehd.) from Shandong Province were reported. They are Malus hupehensis (Pamp.) Rehd. var. taiensis G. Z. Qian and var. mengshanensis G. Z. Qian et W. H. Shao. The former differed to the type by the obtuse and smaller sawteeth, small flowers less than 2 cm in dia., and very small fresh red fruits which is ca. 6 mm in dia., the latter differed to the type by the larger, bright and flat leaves, and larger obtuse sawteeth, the more and straight veins.

Key words: Malus, M. hupehensis, new varieties, Shandong Province, M. hupehensis var. mengshanensis, M. hupehensis var. taiensis

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