Taxon: Prunus persica (L.) Batsch

 
Genus: Prunus
  Subgenus: Amygdalus
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30065
Place of publication: Beytr. Entw. Gewachsreich 30. 1801
Name Verified on: 09-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 1304 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production (fide F Int Apico)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for almond (fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 128:668. 2003)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for almond (fide ScientHort 125:594. 2010)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for peach (fide Pl Breed (NY) 124:68. 2005)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Cooper & Johnson ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . probable origin n. China

    Cultivated:

    . only cult.

References:

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  • Stone: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image