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Taxon: Prunus prostrata Labill.

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Prunus
Section: Microcerasus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30077
Place of publication: Icon. pl. Syr. 1:15, t. 6. 1791
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/56074070
Name Verified on: 18-Nov-2018 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 26 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Syria (w.), Turkey (w.)

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy, [Sardegna] Macedonia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, [Corse] Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Bortiri, E. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of morphology in Prunus reveals extensive homoplasy. Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:53-71. Note: this study included Prunus prostrata and other two species of section Microcerasus/ that were resolved apart within subgenus Prunus clade
  3. Bouhadida, M. et al. 2007. Chloroplast DNA diversity in Prunus and its implication on genetic relationships. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 132:670-679. Note: this study examined samples of Prunus prostrata and a hybrid with P. cerasifera used as a graft stock
  4. 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.
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. Note: = Cerasus prostrata (Labill.) Ser.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  7. Eremin, G. V. & V. G. Eremin. 2011. Use of the genus Prunus gene pool in breeding peach varieties and rootstock for adaptability. Russian agric. sci. 37:290-293. Note: English version of Doklady Rossiiskoi Akademii Sel’skokhozyaistvennykh Nauk,
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  9. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  10. Iezzoni, A. et al. 1991. Cherries (Prunus). Acta Hort. 290:111-173. Note: cites
  11. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  12. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  15. Pandey, A. et al. 2008. Genetic resources of Prunus (Rosaceae) in India. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 55:91-104. Note: this review included Prunus prostrata recording its use as an ornamental, and citing its resistance to powdery mildew
  16. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Pottier-Alapetite, G. 1979-1981. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones.
  19. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  20. Stewart, R. 1972. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.

Check other web resources for Prunus prostrata Labill. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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=30077. Accessed 22 November 2019.