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Taxon: Prunus brigantina Vill.

Genus: Prunus subgenus: Prunus section: Armeniaca
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Amygdaleae.
Nomen number: 29851
Place of publication: Prosp. Hist. pl. Dauphiné 49. 1779
Name verified on: 24-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Mar-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • alpine apricot   (Source: Tree Genet Genomes [as Prunus brigantiaca]) – English
  • Briançon apricot   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – English
  • Briançon-Aprikose   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for almond   (based on confirming pedigree of "breeding stone fruit rootstocks" fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 132:671, 672. 2007)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of apricot   (fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 71. 2008)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of Japanese plum   (based on affinities to Prunus salicina complex fide Tree Genet Genomes 6:43. 2010)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of myrobalan plum   (based on affinities to Prunus cerasifera complex fide Tree Genet Genomes 6:43. 2010)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of peach   (based on affinities to Prunus persica fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 76:39, 44. 2014)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of plum   (based on affinities to Prunus domestica complex fide Tree Genet Genomes 6:43. 2010)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • EUROPE
    Southwestern Europe: France

References:

  • Bortiri, E. et al. 2001. Phylogeny and systematics of Prunus (Rosaceae) as determined by sequence analysis of ITS and the chloroplast trnL-trnF spacer DNA. Syst. Bot. 26:797–807.
  • Bouhadida, M. et al. 2007. Chloroplast DNA diversity in Prunus and its implication on genetic relationships. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 132:670–679.
  • Chin, S.-W. et al. 2014. Diversification of almonds, peaches, plums and cherries - Molecular systematics and biogeographic history of Prunus (Rosaceae). Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 76:34–48. [it included one USDA accession: DPRU 937].
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Hagen, L. S. et al. 2002. Genetic diversity in apricot revealed by AFLP markers: species and cultivar comparisons. Theor. Appl. Genet. 105:298–305.
  • Hancock, J. F. et al. 2008. Chapter 9. Peaches. Pp. 265–297 in: Hancock, J. F., ed., Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics. [as Prunus brigantiaca].
  • Hanelt, P. 1997. European wild relatives of Prunus fruit crops. Bocconea 7:403. [with inedible fruits].
  • Hormaza, J. I. et al. 2007. Chapter 7. Apricot. In: Kole. C., ed., Genome mapping and molecular breeding in plants (7 vols.) 4:171–187. [mentions].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR. [mentions, "brigantiaca"].
  • Ledbetter, C. A. 2008. Chapter 2. Apricots. Pp. 39–82 in: Hancock, J. F., ed., Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics. [as "brigantiaca"].
  • Maghuly, F. et al. 2005. Microsatellite variability in apricots (Prunus armeniaca L.) reflects their geographical origin and breeding history. Tree Genet. Genomes 1:151–165.
  • Mehlenbacher, S. A. et al. 1991. Apricots (Prunus). Acta Hort. 290:65–110. [a diploid species with close affinities to Prunus cerasifera].
  • Reales, A. et al. 2010. Phylogenetics of Eurasian plums, Prunus L. section Prunus (Rosaceae), according to coding and non-coding chloroplast DNA sequences. Tree Genet. Genomes 6:37–45.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Takeda, T. et al. 1998. Classification of apricot varieties by RAPD analysis. J. Jap. Soc. Hort. Sci. 67:21–27.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?29851 (31 October 2014)

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