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Malus sikkimensis fruit
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae

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Malinae is a subtribe of plants in the family Rosaceae, tribe Maleae. Members of this subtribe produce fruits known as pomes.[2] Commonly grown members of this tribe include Malus (apples) and Mespilus (medlars).

References[change | change source]

  1. Reveal, J.L. (2012). "Newly required infrafamilial names mandated by changes in the Code of Nomenclature For Algae, Fungi, and Plants" (PDF). Phytoneuron. 2012–33: 1–32.
  2. "What do Apples, Loquats, and Medlars Have in Common?".