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Taxon: Prunus microphylla (Kunth) Hemsl.

Genus: Prunus subgenus: Amygdalus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 104719
Place of publication: Biol. cent.-amer., Bot. 1:368. 1880
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 05-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).


Distributional range:

    Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Federal District, Hidalgo, Mexico


  • Standley, P. C. 1920. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721.
  • Villareal, J. A. 1989. A new species of Prunus subgenus Amygdalus (Rosaceae) from Coahuila, México. Sida 13:273–275. [commented on its distribution and affinities to Prunus cercocarpifolia].


Check other web resources for Prunus microphylla (Kunth) Hemsl.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (06 October 2015)

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