Taxon: Prunus serrulata Lindl.

 
Genus: Prunus
  Subgenus: Cerasus
    Section: Cerasus
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30103
Place of publication: Trans. Hort. Soc. London 7:238. 1828 ("1830")
Comment: date of publication from K. Gandhi (pers. comm. via e-mail on 11 Jul 2012)
Name Verified on: 17-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Jul-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 416 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Japanese cherry  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • Oriental cherry  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • cerisier des collines  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • Grannenkirsche  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • japanische Blütenkirsche  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • japanskt prydnadskörsbär  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • shan ying hua  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 55:101. 2008)
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Zhejiang, - Heilongjiang, - Henan, - Hebei, - Hunan, - Hubei, - Jiangxi, - Jiangsu, - Guizhou, - Liaoning, - Shanxi, - Shandong, - Shaanxi
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku; Korea, North; Korea, South

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • 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.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Forest Experimental Station, Korea Illustrated woody plants of Korea. 1966 (WPl Korea)
  • Ghora, C. & G. Panigrahi 1984. Rosaceae: genus Prunus (Fasc F India) 18:25.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iezzoni, A. et al. 1990. Cherries (Prunus) Acta Hort. 190:111-173.
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). 1977-1982 (F Chiangsu)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Pandey, A. et al. 2008. Genetic resources of Prunus (Rosaceae) in India Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 55:91-104.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. 1958 (F LowYangtze)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Yu, T. T. 1979. Taxonomy of Chinese pomology 67.

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Prunus serrulata Lindl. :

  • 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
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image