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Taxon: Prunus sargentii Rehder

Genus: Prunus subgenus: Cerasus section: Cerasus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Amygdaleae.
Nomen number: 30092
Place of publication: Mitt. Deutsch. Dendrol. Ges. 17:159. 1908
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 16-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 16-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).
Accessions: 35 in National Plant Germplasm System.


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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Krussmann)
  • Gene sources: progenitor of ornamental cherries   (fide J Amer Soc Hort Sci 134:440, 441. 2009)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye, Sakhalin
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu; Korea

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Chang, C. S. et al. 2004. Reconsideration of Prunus sargentii complex in Korea: with respect to P. sargentii and P. takesimensis. Korean J. Pl. Taxon. 34:221–234. [this study recognized two varieties: sargentii and verecunda].
  • Chang, K.-S. et al. 2007. Reconsideration of the Prunus serrulata complex (Rosaceae) and related taxa in eastern Asia. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 154:35–54. [this study examined Prunus sargentii supporting its recognition as a distinct species from P. serrulata var. spontanea].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Forest Experimental Station, Korea. 1966. Illustrated woody plants of Korea.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Iezzoni, A. et al. 1990. Cherries (Prunus). Acta Hort. 190:111–173.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Lee, S. & J. Wen. 2001. A phylogenetic analysis of Prunus and the Amygdaloideae (Rosaceae) using ITS sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Amer. J. Bot. 88:150–160. [this study included two samples of Prunus sargentii that grouped in a cluster of most member of subgenus Cerasus].
  • Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Ma, H. et al. 2009. Evaluation of flowering cherry species, hybrids, and cultivars using simple sequence repeat markers. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 134:435–444.
  • Ohta, S. et al. 2005. Genetic variation in flowering cherries (Prunus subgenus Cerasus) characterized by SSR markers. Breed. Sci. 55:415–424. [this study examined six individuals of Prunus sargentii; it found low genetic variation compared to other ornamental cherries; an analysis based on genetic similarities found that samples of this species grouped together with some samples of P. apetala and P. incisa, in disaccord to affinities in the subgenus].
  • Ohta, S. et al. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships among Japanese flowering cherries (Prunus subgenus Cerasus) based on nucleotide sequences of chloroplast DNA. Pl. Syst. Evol. 263:209–225.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • 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.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Check other web resources for Prunus sargentii Rehder:

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Prunus sargentii cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • 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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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?30092 (30 July 2014)

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