Genus: Prunus L.

subg. Amygdalus

 
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Genus number: 17845
Last updated: 02-Jul-2011
Accession Count: 4057 (924 active, 520 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References:

  1. Chin, S.-W. et al. 2014. Diversification of almonds, peaches, plums and cherries - Molecular systematics and biogeographic history of Prunus (Rosaceae). Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 76:34-38. Note: this study examined 13 species previously considered in subgenus Amygdalus, their phylogentic analysis resolved a monophyletic Amygdalus "excluding Prunus petunnikowii, P. tenella and P. triloba"
  2. Yazbek, M. & S.-H. Oh. 2013. Peaches and almonds: phylogeny of Prunus subg. Amygdalus (Rosaceae) based on DNA sequences and morphology. Pl. Syst. Evol. 299:1403-1418.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Stone: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Prunus
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?type=subgenus&id=17845. Accessed 26 August 2019.