Malus sylvestris

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Related to Malus sylvestris: Malus pumila, Prunus padus, Malus domestica
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Noun1.Malus sylvestris - wild crab apple native to EuropeMalus sylvestris - wild crab apple native to Europe; a chief ancestor of cultivated apples
genus Malus, Malus - apple trees; found throughout temperate zones of the northern hemisphere
wild apple, crab apple, crabapple - any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acidic fruit
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A list of host trees includes several species of oak (Quercus), elm (Ulmus), maple (Acer), and apple (Malus sylvestris).
padus, and Ranunculus valdesii Grau); and one is a species of special interest (Malus sylvestris (L.) Mill.).