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Taxon: Prunus mexicana S. Watson

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Prunus
Section: Prunocerasus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30041
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 17:353. 1882
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 05-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 13 (7 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Mexican plum  (Source: Trees US) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana (s.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.), Iowa (s.), Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/prun-mex.htm)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Rosaceae&GenusID=Prunus&SpeciesID=mexicana)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Nuevo Leon]


References:

  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.
  2. Chin, S.-W. et al. 2014. Diversification of almonds, peaches, plums and cherries - Molecular systematics and biogeographic history of Prunus (Rosaceae) Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 76:34-48.
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  4. Hartmann, W. & M. Neumüller 2009. Plum breeding (Breed Pl Tree Crops) 161-231.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  7. Okie, W. R. 2001. Plum crazy: Rediscovering our lost Prunus resources (HortScience) 36:209-213.
  8. Okie, W. R. & J. F. Hancock 2008. Chapter 11. Plums (Temp Fruit Cr Breed) 337-357.
  9. Ramming, D. W. & V. Cociu 1991. Plums (Prunus) Acta Hort. 290:235-290.
  10. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  11. Rieger, M. 2001. Salt stress resistance of peach and four North American Prunus species Acta Hort. 557:181-192.
  12. Rohrer, J. R. 2011. Prunus (Rosaceae) (F NAmer) 9: in press.
  13. Rohrer, J. R. et al. 2004. Microsatellite analysis of relationships among North American plums (Prunus sect. Prunocerasus, Rosaceae) Pl. Syst. Evol. 244:69-75.
  14. Shaw, J. & R. L. Small 2005. Chloroplast DNA phylogeny and phylogeography of the North American plums (Prunus subgenus Prunus section Prunocerasus, Rosaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 92:2011-2030.
  15. Shi, S. et al. 2013. Phylogeny and classification of Prunus sensu lato (Rosaceae) J. Integr. Pl. Biol. 55:1069-1079.
  16. Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)
  17. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)

Check other web resources for Prunus mexicana S. Watson :

  • 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
  • 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:

  • Fruit: 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=30041. Accessed 21 November 2018.