Taxon: Prunus fasciculata (Torr.) A. Gray

Genus: Prunus
  Subgenus: Emplectocladus
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 29895
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 10:70. 1874
Name Verified on: 18-Oct-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Oct-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 16 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • desert almond  (Source: Dict Gard) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah


  • 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.
  • Chin, S.-W. et al. 2010. Merging Maddenia with the morphologically diverse Prunus (Rosaceae) Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 164:236-245.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Grasselly, C. 1976. Les espèces sauvages de l'amandier cultivé Options Médit. 32:28-43.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. 1969 (F Ariz)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Munz, P. A. A flora of southern California. 1974 (F SCalif)
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. 1959 (F CalifMunz)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. 1949 (Rehder)
  • Rohrer, J. R. 2011. Prunus (Rosaceae) (F NAmer) 9: in press.
  • Shaw, J. & R. L. Small 2004. Addressing the "hardest puzzle in American pomology:" Phylogeny of Prunus sect. Prunocerasus (Rosaceae) based on seven noncoding chloroplast DNA regions Amer. J. Bot. 91:985-996.
  • Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. 1920 (TreesS Mex)


Check other web resources for Prunus fasciculata (Torr.) A. Gray :


  • Stone: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image