Taxon: Prunus subcordata Benth.

 
Genus: Prunus
  Subgenus: Prunus
    Section: Prunocerasus
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30123
Place of publication: Pl. hartw. 308. 1849
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 20-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 25 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Weinberger 1975)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Weinberger 1975; Food Feed Crops US)
  • Gene sources: drought resistance for plum (fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 340. 2008)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for plum (fide Acta Hort 290:264. 1991)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of Japanese plum (based on affinities to Prunus salicina fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 76:41, 43. 2014)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of myrobalan plum (based on affinities to Prunus cerasifera fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 76:41, 43. 2014)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of apricot (based on affinities to Prunus armeniaca fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 76:39, 43. 2010)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of plum (based on hybrids with Prunus domestica fide Acta Hort 290:264. 1991)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Beckman, T. G. & W. R. Okie 1994. Native North American plum species potential for variety and rootstock development Acta Hort. 359:41-48.
  • 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. 2014. Diversification of almonds, peaches, plums and cherries - Molecular systematics and biogeographic history of Prunus (Rosaceae) Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 76:34-48.
  • Chin, S.-W. et al. 2014. Diversification of almonds, peaches, plums and cherries - Molecular systematics and biogeographic history of Prunus (Rosaceae) Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 76:34-48.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency) 1:513-514.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • 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)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Mowrey, B. D. & D. J. Werner 1990. Phylogenetic relationships among species of Prunus as inferred by isozyme markers Theor. Appl. Genet. 80:129-133.
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. 1959 (F CalifMunz)
  • Okie, W. R. 2001. Plum crazy: Rediscovering our lost Prunus resources (HortScience) 36:209-213.
  • Okie, W. R. & J. F. Hancock 2008. Chapter 11. Plums (Temp Fruit Cr Breed) 337-357.
  • Okie, W. R. & J. F. Hancock 2008. Chapter 11. Plums (Temp Fruit Cr Breed) 337-357.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Prunus Crop Germplasm Committee 2010. Prunus vulnerability statement - 2010 16.
  • Ramming, D. W. & V. Cociu 1991. Plums (Prunus) Acta Hort. 290:235-290.
  • Ramming, D. W. & V. Cociu 1991. Plums (Prunus) Acta Hort. 290:235-290.
  • Reighard, G. & F. Loreti 8. Rootstock development (Peach) 195.
  • Rohrer, J. R. 2011. Prunus (Rosaceae) (F NAmer) 9: in press.
  • Rohrer, J. R. et al. 2004. Microsatellite analysis of relationships among North American plums (Prunus sect. Prunocerasus, Rosaceae) Pl. Syst. Evol. 244:69-75.
  • 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.
  • Shaw, J. & R. L. Small 2005. Chloroplast DNA phylogeny and phylogeography of the North American plums (Prunus subgenus Prunus section Prunocerasus, Rosaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 92:2011-2030.
  • Weinberger, J. H. 1975. Plums (Adv Fruit Breed) 337.

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Images:

  • Stone: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image