Malus sylvestris Mill.

European crab apple

source: Per Arvid Åsen (2012), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)
source: Per Arvid Åsen (2012), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)

Nomenclature

GrinTax Malus sylvestris (L.) Mill.
The Plant list Malus sylvestris (L.) Mill.
English name European crab apple



Crop relationship
Apple primary genepool



FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

secundaire genenpool
secundaire genenpool

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source: Verspreidingsatlas.nl

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe not in N-Europe
Asia SW-Asia, naturalized in Japan
Africa -
North-America naturalized
South-America naturalized
Australia -
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.

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Optimistic scenario

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Distribution data GBIF, August 2016
Distribution data GBIF, August 2016

Pessimistic scenario

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Additional information