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Taxon: Prunus tomentosa Thunb.

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Prunus
Section: Microcerasus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30138
Place of publication: J. A. Murray, Syst. veg. ed. 14:464. 1784 May-Jun (Fl. jap. 203. 1784 Aug)
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1479916
Comment: for authorship of Thunberg names first published by Murray see comments in Taxon 45:672. 1996 & 46:311-314. 1997
Name Verified on: 23-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 91 (12 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental (as Cerasus tomentosa) revegetator (for land reclamation)
  • Human food: fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Qinghai Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Jammu and Kashmir]


    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. Aradhya, M. K. et al. 2004. Molecular characterization of variability and relationships among seven cultivated and selected wild species of Prunus L. using amplified fragment length polymorphism. Sci. Hort. 103:131-144.
  3. 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.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. Note: = Cerasus tomentosa (Thunb.) Wall.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  8. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  9. Forest Experimental Station, Korea. 1966. Illustrated woody plants of Korea.
  10. Fu, Y. C. et al. 1977-. Flora intramongolica.
  11. Ghora, C. & G. Panigrahi. 1984. Rosaceae: genus Prunus. Fascicles of flora of India. 18:19.
  12. Gilbert, L. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. English common names
  13. Hancock, J. F. et al. 2008. Chapter 9. Peaches. Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics 265-298. Note: this review included Prunus tomentosa as one of the species that "have been hybridized with P. persica"
  14. Hartmann, W. & M. Neumüller. 2009. Plum breeding. Breeding plantation tree crops: temperate species 161-231.
  15. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  16. Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2. 1977-1982. Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu).
  17. Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae.
  18. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  19. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  20. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  21. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  22. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:120.
  23. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  24. Pandey, A. et al. 2008. Genetic resources of Prunus (Rosaceae) in India. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 55:91-104. Note: considered a minor wild economic species
  25. Pemberton, R. W. & N. S. Lee. 1996. Wild food plants in South Korea; market presence, new crops, and exports to the United States. Econ. Bot. 50:60.
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  27. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  28. Ramming, D. W. & V. Cociu. 1991. Plums (Prunus). Acta Hort. 290:235-290.
  29. Rohrer, J. R. 2011. Prunus (Rosaceae). Flora of North America. 9: in press.
  30. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  31. Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  32. Stewart, R. 1972. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir
  33. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  34. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Cerasus tomentosa
  35. Zhang, Q. & D. Gu. 2015. Development of a new hybrid between Prunus tomentosa Thunb. and Prunus salicina Lindl.. HortScience 50:517-519.
  36. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.
  37. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Prunus tomentosa Thunb. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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:

  • Stone: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?30138. Accessed 6 April 2020.