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Taxon: Prunus pedunculata (Pall.) Maxim.

Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Amygdalus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30061
Place of publication: Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 29:78; Mélanges Biol. Bull. Phys.-Math. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 11:663. 1883 (Diagn. pl. nov. asiat.)
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33413256
Name Verified on: 09-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • chang geng bian tao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (cold-resistant)

Distributional Range:


    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Tuva, Chita, Irkutsk]
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China [Shaanxi Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu]

    Cultivated (also cult.)


  1. Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR) Cambridge University Press. Note: = Amygdalus pedunculata Pall.
  2. Duan, Y.-Z. et al. 2018. Characterization of the complete chloroplast genomes of the endangered shrub species Prunus mongolica and Prunus pedunculata (Rosales: Rosaceae). Conservation Genet. Res. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-017-0979-7
  3. Fu, Y. C. et al. 1977-. Flora intramongolica. Note: lists as Prunus pedunculata Pall.
  4. Grasselly, C. 1976. Les espèces sauvages de l'amandier cultivé. Options Médit. 32:28-43. Note: = Amygdalus pedunculata Maxim.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Kester, D. E. et al. 1991. Almonds (Prunus). Acta Hort. 290:701-760. Note: this review cited Amygdalus pedunculata
  7. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: = Amygdalus pedunculata Pall.
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Martínez-Gómez, P. et al. 2003. Relationships among peach, almond, and related species as detected by simple sequence repeat markers. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 128:667-671. Note: this study included two samples of Prunus pedunculata
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  12. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Amygdalus pedunculata Pall.
  13. Yazbek, M. & S.-H. Oh. 2013. Peaches and almonds: phylogeny of Prunus subg. Amygdalus (Rosaceae) based on DNA sequences and morphology. Pl. Syst. Evol. 299:1403-1418.
  14. Yu, T. T. 1979. Taxonomy of Chinese pomology. 39. Note: = Amygdalus pedunculata Pall.

Check other web resources for Prunus pedunculata (Pall.) Maxim. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

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=30061. Accessed 15 December 2019.