New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Prunus

Prunus serotina Prunus virginiana Prunus avium Prunus serotina Prunus maritima

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Nomenclature

Prunus L., Sp. Pl. 1: 473. 1753. Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 213. 1754. LECTOTYPE: Prunus domestica L., designated by Britton & Brown (1913).

Amygdalus L., Sp. Pl. 472. 1753. Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 212. 1754. LECTOTYPE: Amygdalus communis L. (=Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A. Webb), designated by Hitchcock & Green (1929).

Cerasus Mill., Gard. Dict. abr. ed. 4. 1754. TYPE: Not designated.

Persica Mill., Gard. Dict. abr. ed. 4. 1754. TYPE: Not designated.

Padus Mill., Gard. Dict. abr. ed. 4. 1754. LECTOTYPE: Padus avium Mill. (=Prunus padus L.), designated byBritton & Brown (1913).

Laurocerasus Tourn. ex Duhamel, Traite Arbr. Arbust. 1: 345, t. 133. 1755.

Druparia Clairv., Man. Herbor. Suisse, 158, 159. 1811, nom. illeg. (Art 52.1). TYPE: Not designated.

List of Prunus Species

References to Prunus

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