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Taxon: Prunus fasciculata (Torr.) A. Gray

Genus: Prunus subgenus: Emplectocladus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Amygdaleae.
Nomen number: 29895
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 10:70. 1874
Name verified on: 18-Oct-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Oct-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • desert almond   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English

Economic importance:


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. [supports the recognition of this species in its own subgenus].
  • Bortiri, E. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of morphology in Prunus reveals extensive homoplasy. Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:53–71. [this study confirmed the affinities of this species to subgenera Amygdalus and "Prunus s.l."].
  • Chin, S.-W. et al. 2010. Merging Maddenia with the morphologically diverse Prunus (Rosaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 164:236–245. [this study included this species as a member of subgenus Emplectocladus that was resolved monophyletic and close to subgenera Amygdalus-Prunus].
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Grasselly, C. 1976. Les espèces sauvages de l'amandier cultivé. Options Médit. 32:28–43. [as Amygdalus fasciculata].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  • Munz, P. A. 1974. A flora of southern California.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Rohrer, J. R. 2011. Prunus (Rosaceae). 9: in press In: FNA Editorial Committee, Flora of North America. 9: in press. [recognizes two varieties: fasciculata and punctata].
  • Shaw, J. & R. L. Small. 2004. Addressing the "hardest puzzle in American pomology:" Phylogeny of Prunus sect. Prunocerasus (Rosaceae) based on seven noncoding chloroplast DNA regions. Amer. J. Bot. 91:985–996.
  • Standley, P. C. 1920. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721.
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Check other web resources for Prunus fasciculata (Torr.) A. Gray:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org 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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?29895 (01 October 2014)

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