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Taxon: Prunus bucharica (Korsh.) Hand.-Mazz.

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Amygdalus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 104713
Place of publication: Ann. Naturhist. Hofmus. Wien 27:70. 1913
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 23 (11 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

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

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan


References:

  1. 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. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  2. Bouhadida, M. et al. 2007. Chloroplast DNA diversity in Prunus and its implication on genetic relationships. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 132:670-679.
  3. Browicz, K. & D. Zohary. 1996. The genus Amygdalus L. (Rosaceae): species relationships, distribution and evolution under domestication. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 43:240. Note: = Amygdalus bucharica Korsh.
  4. 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.
  5. Gradziel, T. M. & P. Martínez-Gómez. 2013. Chapter 4. Almond breeding. Pl. Breed. Rev. 37:207-255.
  6. Gradziel, T. M. 2009. Almond (Prunus dulcis) breeding. Breeding plantation tree crops: temperate species 1-31.
  7. Lee, S. & J. Wen. 2001. A phylogenetic analysis of Prunus and the Amygdaloideae (Rosaceae) using ITS sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Amer. J. Bot. 88:150-160.
  8. Martínez-Gómez, P. et al. 2003. New approaches to Prunus tree crop breeding. J. Food Agric. Environm. 1:52-63.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. Note: lists as Prunus bucharica (Korsh.) Fedtsch. ex Rehder
  11. Sorkheh, K. et al. 2007. Amplified fragment length polymorphism as a tool for molecular characterization of almond germplasm: genetic diversity among cultivated genotypes and related wild species of almond, and its relationships with agronomic traits. Euphytica 156:327-344. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  12. Yazbek, M. & S.-H. Oh. 2013. Peaches and almonds: phylogeny of Prunus subg. Amygdalus (Rosaceae) based on DNA sequences and morphology. Pl. Syst. Evol. 299:1403-1418.
  13. Zeinalabedini, M. et al. 2010. The origin and dissemination of the cultivated almond as determined by nuclear and chloroplast SSR marker analysis. Sci. Hort. 125:593-601. Note: this study included one accession of Prunus bucharica; based on this sample, it could not support the recognition of this species as an ancestral species of almond

Check other web resources for Prunus bucharica (Korsh.) Hand.-Mazz. :

  • 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.

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?id=104713. Accessed 23 February 2020.