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Taxon: Prunus domestica L.

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Prunus
Section: Prunus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 29888
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:475. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358494
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 07-Apr-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • wild plum  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • ameixa-comum  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • ameixa-européia  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • ameixa-preta  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • ameixa-roxa  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • ameixa-vermela  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • plommon  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • ou zhou li  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base; fruit
  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (probable origin Eurasia)

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. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  6. Hartmann, W. & M. Neumüller. 2009. Plum breeding. Breeding plantation tree crops: temperate species 161-231.
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  8. Okie, W. R. & J. F. Hancock. 2008. Chapter 11. Plums. Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics 337-357.
  9. Pandey, A. et al. 2008. Genetic resources of Prunus (Rosaceae) in India. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 55:91-104. Note: recognized as one of the main cultivated species in Prunus
  10. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Prunus domestica L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=29888. Accessed 29 January 2022.