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Taxon: Prunus arabica (Olivier) Meikle

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Amygdalus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 104740
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 19:229. 1965
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-mars-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-août-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as erosion control ("sometimes cultivated as a wind break" fide Genet Res Crop Evol 56:556. 2009); potential as erosion control ("sometimes cultivated as a wind break" fide Genet Res Crop Evol 56:556. 2009)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia (n.w.)
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (w.), Iraq, Israel, Jordan (n.), Syria, Turkey (s.e.)


References:

  1. Browicz, K. & D. Zohary 1996. The genus Amygdalus L. (Rosaceae): species relationships, distribution and evolution under domestication Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 43:242.
  2. Gradziel, T. M. 2009. Almond (Prunus dulcis) breeding (Breed Pl Tree Crops) 1-31.
  3. Grasselly, C. 1976. Les espèces sauvages de l'amandier cultivé Options Médit. 32:28-43.
  4. Hammer, K. et al. 2009. Oman at the cross-roads of inter-regional exchange of cultivated plants Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 56:547-560.
  5. Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. 1996- (F Arabia)
  6. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. 1966- (F Liban)
  7. Sorkheh, K. et al. 2009. Phenotypic diversity within native Iranian almond (Prunus spp.) species and their breeding potential Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 56:947-961.
  8. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. 1966- (F Iraq)
  9. Yazbek, M. & S.-H. Oh 2013. Peaches and almonds: phylogeny of Prunus subg. Amygdalus (Rosaceae) based on DNA sequences and morphology Pl. Syst. Evol. 299:1403-1418.
  10. Yazbek, M. M. & M. S. Al-Zein 2014. Wild almonds gone wild: revisiting Darwin's statement on the origin of peaches Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 61:1319-1328.

Check other web resources for Prunus arabica (Olivier) Meikle :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://tn-grin.nat.tn/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104740. Accessed 24 janvier 2020.

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