Taxon: Prunus mume Siebold & Zucc.

 
Genus: Prunus
  Subgenus: Prunus
    Section: Armeniaca
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30048
Place of publication: Fl. jap. 1:29, t. 11. 1836
Name Verified on: 03-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Mar-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 204 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Human food: beverage base (fide Ency CNatIn)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for apricot (as graft stock fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 59. 2008)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for apricot (fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 59. 208)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of apricot (based on its affinities to Prunus armeniaca fide Theor Appl Genet 80:131. 1995)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of Japanese plum (based on affinities to Prunus salicina fide J Integr Pl Biol 55:1073, 1074. 2013)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of myrobalan plum (based on affinities to Prunus cerasifera fide J Integr Pl Biol 55:1073, 1074. 2013)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of plum (based on affinities to hexaploid Prunus domestica fide J Integr Pl Biol 55:1073, 1074. 2013)
  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_127.html,)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Ency CNatIn; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Sichuan, - Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Laos; Vietnam

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Laos; Thailand; Vietnam

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Check other web resources for Prunus mume Siebold & Zucc. :

  • 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
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Prunus mume cultivars
  • 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.