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Taxon: Prunus ilicifolia (Nutt. ex Hook. & Arn.) D. Dietr.

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Cerasus
Section: Laurocerasus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30006
Place of publication: Syn. pl. 3:43. 1842 ("1843")
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 21-Apr-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 12 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (w. & incl. San Clemente & Santa Catalina Islands)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja]


References:

  1. Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource).
  2. Bortiri, E. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of morphology in Prunus reveals extensive homoplasy. Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:53-71. Note: this study cited Prunus ilicifolia subsp. lyonii that was resolved among members of subgenera Laurocerasus and Padus
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. 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. Note: this study included one sample for this species, and another recognized as Prunus ilicifolia subsp. lyonii; both samples grouped together and in their ML tree was resolved at the base of the peach-apricot clade and apart from other members of the subgenus Laurocerasus
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  7. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  8. Munz, P. A. 1974. A flora of southern California.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Rohrer, J. R. 2011. Prunus (Rosaceae). Flora of North America. 9: in press.
  11. Standley, P. C. 1920. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721.
  12. Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California.
  13. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Prunus ilicifolia (Nutt. ex Hook. & Arn.) D. Dietr. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=30006. Accessed 18 February 2020.