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Taxon: Prunus simonii Carrière

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Prunus
Section: Prunus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 30111
Place of publication: Rev. Hort. (Paris) 44:111. 1872
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 15 (7 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Hebei Sheng]


    Cultivated (widely 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. Boonprakob, U. & D. H. Byrne. 2003. Species composition of Japanese plum founding clones as revealed by RAPD markers. Acta Hort. 622:473-476. Note: this study found that Prunus simonii and P. salicina were progenitors of three of the five plum cultivars tested, including some previously considered to include P. americana
  3. 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.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  7. Flory, W. S. 1947. Crossing relationships among hybrid and specific plum varieties and among the several Prunus species which are involved. Amer. J. Bot. 34:330-335. Note: this study evaluated crosses involving Prunus simonii and P. salicina × P. simonii with other American and Japanese plums
  8. Hancock, J. F. et al. 2008. Chapter 9. Peaches. Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics 265-298. Note: this review listed Prunus simonii as a species that has been hybridized with P. persica
  9. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 1:523.
  10. Hartmann, W. & M. Neumüller. 2009. Plum breeding. Breeding plantation tree crops: temperate species 161-231.
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  13. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. Liu, W. et al. 2007. Genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships among plum germplasm resources in China assessed with inter-simple sequence repeat markers. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 132:619-628. Note: this study proposes to recognize Prunus simonii as a variety of P. salicina
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  17. Ramming, D. W. & V. Cociu. 1991. Plums (Prunus). Acta Hort. 290:235-290. Note: this review cited Prunus simonii "as no longer found in the wild"
  18. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  20. Yu, T. T. 1979. Taxonomy of Chinese pomology. 57.
  21. Zhang, Q.-P. et al. 2018. The genetic relationship and structure of some natural interspecific hybrids in Prunus subgenus Prunophora, based on nuclear and chloroplast simple sequence repeats. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 65:625-636. Note: Prunus simonii "is only a subspecies or forma of P. salicina"

Check other web resources for Prunus simonii Carrière :

  • 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.
  • 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=30111. Accessed 17 July 2019.