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Malus ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}}<ref>Sunset Western Garden Book, 1995:606–607</ref> or {{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}}) is a genus of about 30–55 species<ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> of small deciduous apple trees or shrubs in the family Rosaceae, including the domesticated orchard apple (M. domestica). The other species are generally known as crabapples, crab apples, crabs, or wild apples.

The genus is native to the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere.


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