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Taxon: Prunus minutiflora Engelm. ex A. Gray

Genus: Prunus subgenus: Amygdalus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 104762
Place of publication: Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6:185. 1850
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name verified on: 05-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Oct-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).


Common names:

  • Texas almond   (Source: F Tex ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of plum   (based on Prunus Crop Germplasm Committee 2010)

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)


  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Prunus Crop Germplasm Committee. 2010. Prunus vulnerability statement - 2010. 15.
  • Rohrer, J. R. 2011. Prunus (Rosaceae). In: FNA Editorial Committee, Flora of North America. 9: in press.
  • Standley, P. C. 1920. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721.

Check other web resources for Prunus minutiflora Engelm. ex A. Gray:


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images 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.
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