showy crab apple

noun

Definition of showy crab apple

: a profuse-blooming small tree or bush (Malus floribunda) having sharply serrulate or serrate leaves and rose-red to pink flowers with usually five styles

called also Japanese crab

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“Showy crab apple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/showy%20crab%20apple. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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