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:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Oct-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for plum (based on crosses with Prunus cerasifera and P. domestica fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 132:673. 2007)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in plum (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 55:97. 2008)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of Japanese plum (based on affinities to Prunus salicina fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 76:41, 43. 2014)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of myrobalan plum (based on crosses with Prunus cerasifera fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 132:673. 2007)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of apricot (based on affinities to Prunus armeniaca fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 76:41, 43. 2014)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of European plum (based on affinities to hexaploid Prunus domestica fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 76:41, 43. 2014)

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, [Sardinia] Macedonia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, [Corsica] Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Bortiri, E. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of morphology in Prunus reveals extensive homoplasy Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:53-71.
  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.
  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. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  9. Iezzoni, A. et al. 1990. Cherries (Prunus) Acta Hort. 190:111-173.
  10. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  11. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  14. Pandey, A. et al. 2008. Genetic resources of Prunus (Rosaceae) in India Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 55:91-104.
  15. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. (F Tunis)
  18. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  19. Stewart, R. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir. 1972 (L Pak)
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Prunus prostrata Labill. :


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=30077. Accessed 24 April 2018.