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Taxon: Prunus cerasoides D. Don

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Cerasus
Section: Cerasus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 29865
Place of publication: Prodr. fl. nepal. 239. 1825
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/393136
Name Verified on: 03-Dec-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 36 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: adulterant (of gum tragacanth) flavoring
  • Human food: fruit
  • Materials: potential as wood (based on its recognition as "potential substitute for walnut wood")

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng (n.w.), Xizang Zizhiqu (s.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal] Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos (n.), Myanmar, Thailand (n.), Vietnam (n.)


References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  3. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  4. Ghora, C. & G. Panigrahi. 1984. Rosaceae: genus Prunus. Fascicles of flora of India. 18:20-22.
  5. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  10. Ohta, S. et al. 2005. Genetic variation in flowering cherries (Prunus subgenus Cerasus) characterized by SSR markers. Breed. Sci. 55:415-424.
  11. Ohta, S. et al. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships among Japanese flowering cherries (Prunus subgenus Cerasus) based on nucleotide sequences of chloroplast DNA. Pl. Syst. Evol. 263:209-225.
  12. Pandey, A. et al. 2008. Genetic resources of Prunus (Rosaceae) in India. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 55:91-104. Note: this review recognized Prunus cerasoides with two varieties: cerasoides and majestica, the latter considered to be semi domesticated
  13. Polunin, O. & A. Stainton. 1984. Flowers of the Himalaya
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  16. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:264,353.
  17. Vidal, J. E. 1964. Notes sur quelques Rosacées Asiatiques . Adansonia sér. 2, 4:142.
  18. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora. Note: prob. no longer in cult.
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Cerasus cerasoides (D. Don) S. Ya. Sokolov

Check other web resources for Prunus cerasoides D. Don :

  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=29865. Accessed 21 October 2019.