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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'× Malosorbus' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/x-malosorbus/). Accessed 2021-11-30.

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hybrid
Plant originating from the cross-fertilisation of genetically distinct individuals (e.g. two species or two subspecies).
intergeneric
(of hybrids) Formed by fertilisation between species of different genera.

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'× Malosorbus' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/x-malosorbus/). Accessed 2021-11-30.

This name is founded on Malus florentina, which is considered by some authorities to be an intergeneric hybrid between Sorbus torminalis and some European species of Malus. See the main work, page 698, last paragraph.