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Taxon: Prunus mume Siebold & Zucc.

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Prunus
Section: Armeniaca
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30048
Place of publication: Fl. jap. 1:29, t. 11. 1836
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 213 (46 active, 17 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan (n.)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos (n.), Vietnam (n.)


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos (n.), Thailand (n.), Vietnam (n.)


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan


References:

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  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  3. Badenes, M. L. & D. E. Parfitt. 1995. Phylogenetic relationships of cultivated Prunus species from analysis of chloroplast DNA. Theor. Appl. Genet. 80:129-133. Note: this study included Prunus mume that grouped close to P. armeniaca
  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. Note: this study included Prunus mume that grouped with other members of section Armeniaca
  5. 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.
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  8. Folta, K. M. & S. E. Gardiner. 2009. Genomics-based opportunities in apricot. Genetics and genomics of Rosaceae 15:315-335.
  9. 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+mume&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  10. Hagen, L. S. et al. 2002. Genetic diversity in apricot revealed by AFLP markers: species and cultivar comparisons. Theor. Appl. Genet. 105:298-305. Note: this study found evidence that Prunus mume is distinct from cultivars of apricot
  11. Hayashi, K. et al. 2008. Genetic diversity in fruiting and flower-ornamental Japanese apricot (Prunus mume) germplasms assessed by SSR markers. Breed. Sci. 58:401-410.
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
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  14. Ledbetter, C. A. 2008. Chapter 2. Apricots. Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics 39-82. Note: this review cited Prunus mume and P. armeniaca as apricot species from the "Chinese center"; it mentioned the use of P. mume as a graft stock for apricot
  15. Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  16. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
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  18. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
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  20. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:120.
  21. Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University. 1998. Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea. WHO Regional Publications Western Pacific Series No. 21. URL: http://www.wpro.who.int/internet/files/pub/97/233.pdf target='_blank'
  22. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  23. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
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  25. Prunus Crop Germplasm Committee. 2010. Prunus vulnerability statement - 2010. 15. Note: recognized as of medium priority for apricot
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  31. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:262.
  32. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. Note: cultivated
  33. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Armeniaca mume Siebold
  34. Zhebentyayeva, T. N. et al. 2003. Simple sequence repeat (SSR) analysis for assessment of genetic variability in apricot germplasm. Theor. Appl. Genet. 106:435-444.
  35. Zhebentyayeva, T. N. et al. 2008. Origin of resistance to plum pox virus in apricot: what new AFLP and targeted SSR data analyses tell. Tree Genet. Genomes 4:403-417. Note: this study commented on records of hybridization among apricot species

Check other web resources for Prunus mume Siebold & Zucc. :

  • 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
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Prunus mume cultivars
  • 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=30048. Accessed 21 November 2019.