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Taxon: Prunus cocomilia Ten.

Genus: Prunus subgenus: Prunus section: Prunus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Amygdaleae.
Nomen number: 29876
Place of publication: Fl. napol. 1:lxviii. 1811-1815
Name verified on: 01-Apr-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-Apr-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.

Common names:

  • Italian plum   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Human food: fruit   (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of Japanese plum   (based on affinities to Prunus cerasifera fide Tree Genet Genomes 6:43. 2010)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of plum   (based on affinities to Prunus domestica fide Tree Genet Genomes 6:43. 2010)

Distributional range:

    Western Asia: Turkey [w.]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Croatia; Greece; Italy [s. & Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro




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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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (30 September 2014)

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