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Taxon: Prunus armeniaca L.

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Prunus
Section: Armeniaca
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 29841
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:474. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358493
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 22-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Environmental: revegetator (for land reclamation)
  • Human food: beverage base (as Armeniaca vulgaris) fruit; fruit (as Armeniaca vulgaris) seeds; seeds (as Armeniaca vulgaris)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kyrgyzstan
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969-. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  5. Gilbert, L. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. English common names
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  7. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  8. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: = Armeniaca vulgaris Lam.
  9. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  10. Ledbetter, C. A. 2008. Chapter 2. Apricots. Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics 39-82.
  11. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  13. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). Note: = Prunus ansu (Maxim.) Komar.
  14. Ortega-Sada, J. L. 1987. Flora de interes apicola y polinizacion de cultivos.
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Armeniaca vulgaris Lam.

Check other web resources for Prunus armeniaca L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2022. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://www.narc.gov.jo/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=29841. Accessed 29 January 2022.