Taxon: Prunus persica (L.) Batsch

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Amygdalus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30065
Place of publication: Beytr. Entw. Gewachsreich 30. 1801
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 09-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 595 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production ()
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for almond (fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 128:668. 2003)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for almond (hybrids with Prunus dulcis are used as graft stock for almond and peah fide Pl Breed 124:68. 2005)
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for peach (fide Pl Breed 124:68. 2005)
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

    Other (probable origin n. China)

References:

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  21. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:120.
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  35. Zeinalabedini, M. et al. 2010. The origin and dissemination of the cultivated almond as determined by nuclear and chloroplast SSR marker analysis Sci. Hort. 125:593-601.

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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=30065. Accessed 22 April 2018.