Taxon: Prunus bifrons Fritsch

 
Genus: Prunus
  Subgenus: Prunus
    Section: Microcerasus
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 312191
Place of publication: Sitzungsber. Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss., Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Cl., Abt. 1, 101:637. 1892
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Mar-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of almond (based on its affinities to members of subgenus Prunus fide Pl Syst Evol 259:62. 2006)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of apricot (based on its affinities to members of subgenus Prunus fide Pl Syst Evol 259:62. 2006)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of Japanese plum (based on its affinities to members of subgenus Prunus fide Pl Syst Evol 259:62. 2006)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of myrobalan plum (based on affinities to Prunus cerasifera fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 76:43. 2010)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of peach (based on its affinities to members of subgenus Prunus fide Pl Syst Evol 259:62. 2006)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of plum (based on affinities to Prunus domestica fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 76:43. 2010)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Middle Asia: Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan

References:

  • Bortiri, E. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of morphology in Prunus reveals extensive homoplasy Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:53-71.
  • 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.
  • Gilli, A. 1966. Beiträge zur Flora Afghanistans V Feddes Repert. 72:49-68.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Prunus Crop Germplasm Committee 2010. Prunus vulnerability statement - 2010 15.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. 1949 (Rehder)

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