Taxon: Prunus alleghaniensis Porter

Synonym of Prunus umbellata

Genus: Prunus
  Subgenus: Prunus
    Section: Prunocerasus
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 29829
Place of publication: Bot. Gaz. 2:85. 1877
Name Verified on: 04-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

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  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image