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Taxon: Prunus mahaleb L.

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Cerasus
Section: Cerasus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30034
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:474. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 02-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 107 (16 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; revegetator; shade/shelter
  • Food additives:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran, Iraq, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan (n.)

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Buenos Aires]


References:

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  3. Amodeo, M. R. & S. M. Zalba 2017. Sex morphs and invasiveness of a fleshy-fruited tree in natural grasslands from Argentina (Botany) 1-31.
  4. 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.
  5. Bortiri, E. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of morphology in Prunus reveals extensive homoplasy Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:53-71.
  6. Bouhadida, M. et al. 2007. Chloroplast DNA diversity in Prunus and its implication on genetic relationships J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 132:670-679.
  7. Cai, Y. L. et al. 2007. Studies on genetic variation in cherry germplasm using RAPD analysis Sci. Hort. 111:248-254.
  8. Campbell, F. T., ed. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. 1995 (unpublished draft) (Rep NCEPPC)
  9. Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. (L Noms French ed6)
  10. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  11. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  12. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  13. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  14. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  15. Iezzoni, A. et al. 1991. Cherries (Prunus) Acta Hort. 190:111-173.
  16. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  17. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  18. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  19. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
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  22. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  23. Ranney, T. G. 1994. Differential tolerance of eleven Prunus taxa to root zone flooding J. Environm. Hort. 12:138-141.
  24. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  25. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
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  28. Shimada, T. et al. 2001. The genetic diversities of 4 species of subg. Lithocerasus (Prunus, Rosaceae) revealed by RAPD analysis (Euphytica) 117:85-90.
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Check other web resources for Prunus mahaleb L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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.

Images:

  • Stone: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=30034. Accessed 20 November 2018.