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Taxon: Prunus arabica (Olivier) Meikle

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Amygdalus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 104740
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 19:229. 1965
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Mar-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as erosion control ("sometimes cultivated as a wind break" fide Genet Res Crop Evol 56:556. 2009); potential as erosion control ("sometimes cultivated as a wind break" fide Genet Res Crop Evol 56:556. 2009)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia (n.w.)
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (w.), Iraq, Israel, Jordan (n.), Syria, Turkey (s.e.)


References:

  1. Browicz, K. & D. Zohary 1996. The genus Amygdalus L. (Rosaceae): species relationships, distribution and evolution under domestication Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 43:242.
  2. Gradziel, T. M. 2009. Almond (Prunus dulcis) breeding (Breed Pl Tree Crops) 1-31.
  3. Grasselly, C. 1976. Les espèces sauvages de l'amandier cultivé Options Médit. 32:28-43.
  4. Hammer, K. et al. 2009. Oman at the cross-roads of inter-regional exchange of cultivated plants Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 56:547-560.
  5. Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. (F Arabia)
  6. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  7. Sorkheh, K. et al. 2009. Phenotypic diversity within native Iranian almond (Prunus spp.) species and their breeding potential Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 56:947-961.
  8. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  9. 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.
  10. Yazbek, M. M. & M. S. Al-Zein 2014. Wild almonds gone wild: revisiting Darwin's statement on the origin of peaches Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 61:1319-1328.

Check other web resources for Prunus arabica (Olivier) Meikle :

  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104740. Accessed 16 November 2018.