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Taxon: Prunus cerasus L.

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Cerasus
Section: Cerasus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 29866
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:474. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 30-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 488 (147 active, 105 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental (as Cerasus vulgaris)
  • Human food: fruit; fruit; fruit (as Cerasus vulgaris)
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

    Other (origin Eurasia)

References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/cultural/Prunus_cerasus_K/ target='_blank'
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. 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
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  5. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  6. Clapham, A. R. et al. 1962. Flora of the British Isles, ed. 2.
  7. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning
  8. Dirlewanger, E. et al. 2009. Sweet and sour cherries:linkage maps, QTL detection and marker assisted selection. Genetics and genomics of Rosaceae 14:291-313. Note: this review recognized Prunus cerasus as an allotetraploid with close affinities to both P. avium and P. fruticosa (their putative ancestors)
  9. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  10. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  11. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
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  13. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Prunus+cerasus&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  14. Franken-Bembeneck, S. 1998. Gisela 5 (148/2) - Dwarfing rootstock for sweet cherries. Acta Hort. 468:279-284.
  15. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  16. Iezzoni, A. et al. 1991. Cherries (Prunus). Acta Hort. 290:111-173.
  17. Iezzoni, A. F. 2008. Chapter 5. Cherries. Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics 151-175.
  18. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  19. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  20. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  21. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
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  23. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  24. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:120.
  25. Pandey, A. et al. 2008. Genetic resources of Prunus (Rosaceae) in India. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 55:91-104. Note: cultivated and recognized with three varieties: austera, cerasus and marasca
  26. Pérez-Sánchez, R. et al. 2008. Agromorphological characterization of traditional Spanish sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.), sour cherry (Prunus cerasus L.) and duke cherry (Prunus × gondouinii Rehd.) cultivars. Spanish J. Agric. Res. 6:42-55.
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  29. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica. Note: = Cerasus vulgaris Mill.
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  35. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  36. Tavaud, S. et al. 2004. Genetic relationships between diploid and allotetraploid cherry species (Prunus avium, Prunus × gondouinii and Prunus cerasus). Heredity 93:631-638.
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  38. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:264.
  39. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Cerasus vulgaris Mill.
  40. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Prunus cerasus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=29866. Accessed 20 September 2019.