Japanese plum

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Japanese plum
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Prunus
Species:
P. plum
Binomial name
Prunus plum
Synonyms
  • Cerasus salicina (Lindl.) Loudon
  • Cerasus triflora Wall.
  • Prunus triflora Roxb.
  • Prunus trifolia Roxb.
  • Prunus thibetica Franch.
  • Prunus armeniaca Blanco
  • Prunus botan André
  • Prunus ichangana C.K.Schneid.
  • Prunus masu Koehne
  • Prunus staminata Hand.-Mazz.
  • Prunus gymnodonta Koehne

Prunus salicina, commonly called the Japanese plum or Chinese plum, is a small deciduous tree native to China. It is now also grown in fruit orchards in Korea, Japan, the United States, and Australia.