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Taxon: Prunus serrulata Lindl. var. lannesiana (Carrière) Makino

Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Cerasus
Section: Cerasus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 104754
Place of publication: J. Jap. Bot. 5:13. 1928
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or Prunus Sato-zakura Group]
Name Verified on: 16-Jan-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 45 (1 active, 1 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:

  • Japanese flowering cherry  (Source: Eur Gard F) - English
  • sato-zakura  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • ri ben wan ying  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (as P. lannesiana var. lannesiana; F ChinaEng as Cerasus serrulata var. lannesiana) ornamental (as Cerasus serrulata var. lannesiana) ornamental (as P. serrulata) ornamental (as P. serrulata)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)


  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. Note: as Prunus lannesiana, it was omitted from their analysis due to identical sequences in both loci with P. serrulata
  2. Cai, Y. L. et al. 2007. Studies on genetic variation in cherry germplasm using RAPD analysis. Sci. Hort. 111:248-254.
  3. Chang, K.-S. et al. 2007. Reconsideration of the Prunus serrulata complex (Rosaceae) and related taxa in eastern Asia. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 154:35-54. Note: = Prunus lannesiana (Carrière) E. H. Wilson
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: = Prunus lannesiana (Carrière) E. H. Wilson
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  6. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). Note: = Prunus lannesiana var. lannesiana
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  9. Rubio, M. et al. 2005. Evaluation of resistance to sharka (plum pox virus) of several Prunus rootstocks. Pl. Breed. (New York) 124:67-70. Note: as Prunus lannesiana used as a graft stock for cherry, it was found susceptible to the virus
  10. Shimada, T. et al. 1999. Genetic diversity of cherries characterized by random amplified polymorphic DNA. J. Jap. Soc. Hort. Sci. 68:984-986. Note: this study included samples of "Prunus lannesiana" and hybrids of P. incisa × P. serrulata grouping in the flowering cherry group
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  12. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Cerasus serrulata var. lannesiana (Carrière) T. T. Yu & C. L. Li

Check other web resources for Prunus serrulata Lindl. var. lannesiana (Carrière) Makino :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=104754. Accessed 6 August 2020.