*Malus domestica (Suckow) Borkhausen. Phen: Apr-May; Jul-Oct. Hab: Commonly cultivated throughout, especially in the Mountains and Piedmont, and long persistent. Dist: Native of Asia.
Origin/Endemic status: W. Asia
Taxonomy Comments: Qian, Liu, & Tang's (2010) proposal to conserve the name Malus domestica (against M. pumila, M. communis, M. frutescens, and Pyrus dioica) was approved at the Shenzhen Botanical Congress held in Jul 2017.
Synonymy: = Qian, Liu, & Tang (2010); = Malus malus (L.) Britton – S; = Malus pumila Mill. – Ar, FNA9, Il, K1, K3, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W; = Pyrus malus L. – C, F, G, WV, Robertson (1974)