Taxon: Prunus emarginata (Douglas) Eaton

 
Genus: Prunus
  Subgenus: Cerasus
    Section: Cerasus
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 29893
Place of publication: Man. bot. ed. 7:463. 1836
Name Verified on: 18-Oct-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Feb-2008
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 16 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • bitter cherry  (Source: Intermt F) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop pests (of peach fide The Peach Botany 426. 2008)
  • Environmental: revegetator (for land reclamation fide L. Gilbert, pers. comm. 1998)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for sweet cherry (probably through graft stock fide Acta Hort 190:146. 1990)
  • Gene sources: potential as graft stock for sweet cherry (based on close affinities with Prunus mahaleb a species used as graft stock fide Acta Hort 190:134. 1990)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of sweet cherry (based on crosses with Prunus avium fide Madrono 54:74. 2007)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia

References:

  • Bortiri, E. et al. 2001. Phylogeny and systematics of Prunus (Rosaceae) as determined by sequence analysis of ITS and the chloroplast trnL-trnF spacer DNA Syst. Bot. 26:797-807.
  • Bortiri, E. et al. 2001. Phylogeny and systematics of Prunus (Rosaceae) as determined by sequence analysis of ITS and the chloroplast trnL-trnF spacer DNA Syst. Bot. 26:797-807.
  • Bortiri, E. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of morphology in Prunus reveals extensive homoplasy Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:53-71.
  • Bortiri, E. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of morphology in Prunus reveals extensive homoplasy Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:53-71.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Dorn, R. D. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming. 1977 (F Wyom)
  • Gilbert, L. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Iezzoni, A. et al. 1990. Cherries (Prunus) Acta Hort. 190:171-173.
  • Jacobson, A. L. & P. F. Zikal 2007. A new hybrid cherry, Prunus × pugetensis (P. avium × emarginata, Rosaceae), from the Pacific northwest Madroño 54:74-85.
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. 1969 (F Ariz)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. 1980 (F New Mex)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. 1949 (Rehder)
  • Ritchie, D. F. et al. 2008. Diseases caused by pordaryotes - Bacteria and phytoplasmas (Peach) 16:426.
  • Rohrer, J. R. 2011. Prunus (Rosaceae) (F NAmer) 9: in press.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. 1993 (F Utah ed2)

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