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Prunus Linnaeus. Subfamily: Amygdaloideae. Tribe: Amygdaleae. Plum, Cherry, Sloe, Peach, Apricot.

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A genus of about 200 species, trees and shrubs, nearly cosmopolitan, but especially in north temperate regions. Liu et al. (2012) make a case for combining subgenus Laurocerasus into subgenus Padus. Su et al. (2023) present a robust phylogeny of clades within Prunus.

Ref: Catling, McKay-Kuja, & Mitrow (1999); Guzmán et al. (2018); Guzmán, Segura, & Fresnedo-Ramírez (2018); Kalkman In Kubitzki et al. (2004); Klooster et al. (2018); Liu et al. (2012); McVaugh (1951); Robertson (1974); Rohrer (2014b) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2014); Segura et al. (2018); Shaw & Small (2004); Su et al. (2023); Yazbek & Oh (2013). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Prunus geniculata, Lake Wales Ridge, Lake Wales Ridge Wildlife and Environmental Area, Highlands County, Florida 3 by Alan Cressler | Prunus geniculata source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Prunus avium | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Prunus persica | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Prunus alabamensis, Pine Mountain, Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park, Harris County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler | Prunus alabamensis source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Zihao Wang, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Zihao Wang | Prunus tomentosa source | Original Image ⭷


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