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Taxon: Prunus serrulata Lindl.

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Cerasus
Section: Cerasus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30103
Place of publication: Trans. Hort. Soc. London 7:238. 1828 ("1830")
Link to protologue:
Comment: date of publication from K. Gandhi (pers. comm. via e-mail on 11 Jul 2012)
Name Verified on: 17-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 416 (5 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • Japanese cherry  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • Oriental cherry  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • cerisier des collines  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • Grannenkirsche  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • japanische Blütenkirsche  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • japanskt prydnadskörsbär  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • shan ying hua  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials: wood (timber)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Heilongjiang Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea, North, Korea, South


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. 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. Note: this study included Prunus serrulata as a member of subgenus Cerasus section Pseudocerasus; it was resolved among other members of its section and closer to P. takesimensis and P. fruticosa
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. Note: = Cerasus serrulata (Lindl.) G. Don ex Loudon
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  9. Forest Experimental Station, Korea. 1966. Illustrated woody plants of Korea.
  10. Ghora, C. & G. Panigrahi. 1984. Rosaceae: genus Prunus. Fascicles of flora of India. 18:25.
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Iezzoni, A. et al. 1991. Cherries (Prunus). Acta Hort. 290:111-173. Note: mentions as a member of section Pseudocerasus
  13. Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2. 1977-1982. Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu).
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. Pandey, A. et al. 2008. Genetic resources of Prunus (Rosaceae) in India. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 55:91-104. Note: wild and cultivated as ornamental
  16. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Cerasus serrulata (Lindl.) Loudon
  20. Yu, T. T. 1979. Taxonomy of Chinese pomology. 67. Note: = Cerasus serrulata G. Don

Check other web resources for Prunus serrulata Lindl. :

  • 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
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?30103. Accessed 22 November 2019.