Prunus

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Prunus
Prunus cerasus (sour cherry) in bloom
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae[1]
Genus: Prunus
Carolus Linnaeus
Synonyms
Prunus 'Accolade' Flower 2313px.jpg

Prunus is a genus of plants in the family Rosaceae. It includes plums, peaches, almonds, apricots and cherries.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Potter, D.; Eriksson, T.; Evans, R.C.; Oh, S.; Smedmark, J.E.E.; Morgan, D.R.; Kerr, M.; Robertson, K.R.; Arsenault, M.; Dickinson, T.A.; Campbell, C.S. (2007). "Phylogeny and classification of Rosaceae". Plant Systematics and Evolution 266 (1–2): 5–43. doi:10.1007/s00606-007-0539-9. http://rd.springer.com/journal/606/266/1/page/1#page-1. [Referring to the subfamily by the name "Spiraeoideae"]

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