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Taxon: Prunus emarginata (Douglas) Eaton

Genus: Prunus subgenus: Cerasus section: Cerasus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Amygdaleae.
Nomen number: 29893
Place of publication: Man. bot. ed. 7:463. 1836
Name verified on: 18-Oct-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-Feb-2008
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • bitter cherry   (Source: Intermt F ) – English
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Economic importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop pests   (of peach fide The Peach Botany 426. 2008)
  • Environmental: revegetator   (for land reclamation fide L. Gilbert, pers. comm. 1998)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for sweet cherry   (probably through graft stock fide Acta Hort 190:146. 1990)
  • Gene sources: potential as graft stock for sweet cherry   (based on close affinities with Prunus mahaleb a species used as graft stock fide Acta Hort 190:134. 1990)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of sweet cherry   (based on crosses with Prunus avium fide Madrono 54:74. 2007)
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Distributional range:

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

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. [as a member of subgenus Cerasus section Mahaleb].
  • Bortiri, E. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of morphology in Prunus reveals extensive homoplasy. Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:53–71. [as a member of subgenus Cerasus section Mahaleb].
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Dorn, R. D. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming.
  • Gilbert, L. 1998. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Iezzoni, A. et al. 1990. Cherries (Prunus). Acta Hort. 190:171–173.
  • Jacobson, A. L. & P. F. Zikal. 2007. A new hybrid cherry, Prunus × pugetensis (P. avium × emarginata, Rosaceae), from the Pacific northwest. Madroño 54:74–85.
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Ritchie, D. F. et al. 2008. Diseases caused by pordaryotes - Bacteria and phytoplasmas. 16:426 In: Layne, D. R. & D. Bassi, eds., The peach: botany, production and uses. 2008 16:426. ["a reservoir of phytoplasm"].
  • Rohrer, J. R. 2011. Prunus (Rosaceae). 9: in press In: FNA Editorial Committee, Flora of North America. 9: in press. [this study comments on spontaneous hybridization between this wild species and cultivated P. avium].
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
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Synonyms:


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  • 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?29893 (01 October 2014)

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