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Prunus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 24762

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): chokecherry [English]
 
    plum [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderRosales   
                            FamilyRosaceae  – roses  
                               GenusPrunus L. – chokecherry, plum  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman  
                                  Species Prunus americana Marshall – American plum 
                                  Species Prunus andersonii A. Gray – Anderson's peachbrush, desert peach 
                                  Species Prunus angustifolia Marshall – Chickasaw plum 
                                  Species Prunus armeniaca L. – Siberian apricot, albaricoque, damasco, apricot 
                                  Species Prunus avium (L.) L. – sweet cherry 
                                  Species Prunus caroliniana (Mill.) Aiton – Carolina laurelcherry 
                                  Species Prunus cerasifera Ehrh. – myrobalan plum, ciruela chabacana, cherry plum 
                                  Species Prunus cerasus L. – sour cherry 
                                  Species Prunus domestica L. – European plum 
                                  Species Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A. Webb – sweet almond, almond, almendro 
                                  Species Prunus emarginata (Douglas) Eaton – bitter cherry, bittercherry 
                                  Species Prunus eremophila Prigge  
                                  Species Prunus fasciculata (Torr.) A. Gray – desert peach, desert almond 
                                  Species Prunus fremontii S. Watson – desert apricot 
                                  Species Prunus fruticosa Pall. – European dwarf cherry 
                                  Species Prunus geniculata R.M. Harper – scrub plum 
                                  Species Prunus glandulosa Thunb. – flowering almond 
                                  Species Prunus gracilis Engelm. & A. Gray – Oklahoma plum 
                                  Species Prunus havardii (W. Wight) S.C. Mason – Havard's plum 
                                  Species Prunus hortulana L.H. Bailey – hortulan plum 
                                  Species Prunus ilicifolia (Nutt. ex Hook. & Arn.) D. Dietr. – hollyleaf cherry 
                                  Species Prunus insititia L.  
                                  Species Prunus japonica Thunb. – Japanese bush cherry 
                                  Species Prunus laurocerasus L. – cherry laurel 
                                  Species Prunus lusitanica L. – Portuguese laurel, Portuguese laurel cherry, Portugal laurel 
                                  Species Prunus maackii Rupr. – Amur chokecherry 
                                  Species Prunus mahaleb L. – perfumed cherry, Mahaleb cherry 
                                  Species Prunus maritima Marshall – beach plum 
                                  Species Prunus maximowiczii Rupr. – Korean cherry 
                                  Species Prunus mexicana S. Watson – Mexican plum 
                                  Species Prunus minutiflora Engelm. ex A. Gray – Texas almond, smallflower peachbrush 
                                  Species Prunus mume Siebold & Zucc. – Japanese apricot 
                                  Species Prunus murrayana E.J. Palmer – Murray's plum 
                                  Species Prunus myrtifolia (L.) Urb. – West Indian cherry 
                                  Species Prunus nigra Aiton – Canadian plum, black plum 
                                  Species Prunus occidentalis Sw. – western cherry laurel 
                                  Species Prunus X orthosepala Koehne (pro sp.) – prunus 
                                  Species Prunus padus L. – European bird cherry 
                                  Species Prunus X palmeri Sarg. (pro sp.) – Palmer's prunus 
                                  Species Prunus pedunculata (Pall.) Maxim.  
                                  Species Prunus pensylvanica L. f. – pin cherry, fire cherry 
                                  Species Prunus persica (L.) Batsch – peach 
                                  Species Prunus pleuradenia Griseb. – Antilles cherry 
                                  Species Prunus X pugetensis Jacobson & Zika (pro hybr.)  
                                  Species Prunus pumila L. – sandcherry, sand cherry 
                                  Species Prunus rivularis Scheele – creek plum 
                                  Species Prunus salicina Lindl. – Japanese plum 
                                  Species Prunus serotina Ehrh. – black chokecherry, black cherry 
                                  Species Prunus serrulata Lindl. – Japanese flowering cherry 
                                  Species Prunus X slavinii Palmer ex Rehder (pro hybr.) – Slavin's prunus 
                                  Species Prunus speciosa (Koidz.) Nakai  
                                  Species Prunus spinosa L. – blackthorn 
                                  Species Prunus subcordata Benth. – Klamath plum 
                                  Species Prunus subhirtella Miq. – winter-flowering cherry 
                                  Species Prunus tenella Batsch – prunus, dwarf Russian almond, Russian almond 
                                  Species Prunus texana D. Dietr. – peachbush, Texas peachbrush 
                                  Species Prunus tomentosa Thunb. – Nanking cherry 
                                  Species Prunus triloba Lindl. – flowering plum 
                                  Species Prunus umbellata Elliott – flatwood plum, hog plum 
                                  Species Prunus X utahensis Koehne  
                                  Species Prunus virginiana L. – chokecherry, common chokecherry, Virginia chokecherry 
                                  Species Prunus yedoensis Matsum. – Yoshino cherry 
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Prunus   
       
  Source: Rosaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Prunus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Prunus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Prunus   
       
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