Prunus armeniaca

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Prunus armeniaca
Apricots.jpg
Apricot fruits
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Faimily: Rosaceae
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Prunus
Section: Armeniaca
Species: P. armeniaca
Binomial name
Prunus armeniaca
L. 1753 nae Thunb. 1784 nor Blanco 1845.
Synonyms[1][2]
  • Amygdalus armeniaca (L.) Dumort.
  • Armeniaca ansu (Maxim.) Kostina
  • Armeniaca vulgaris Lam.
  • Prunus ansu (Maxim.) Kom.
  • Armeniaca holosericea (Batalin) Kostina
  • Armeniaca armeniaca (L.) Huth

Prunus armeniaca ("Armenie ploum"),[3] the maist commonly cultivatit apricot species, an aa cried ansu apricot,[1] Siberian apricot,[1] Tibetan apricot,[1] is a species o Prunus, clessifee'd wi the ploum in the subgenus Prunus. The native range is somewhit uncerteen due tae its extensive prehistoric cultivation, tho awmaist certeenly somewhaur in Asie. It is extensively cultivatit in mony kintras an haes escaped intae the wild in mony places.[4][5][6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 John H. Wiersema. "USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN)". Ars-grin.gov. Retrieved 2012-06-22. 
  2. The Plant List, Prunus armeniaca L.
  3. "apricot". The Oxford Companion to Food (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2006. ISBN 9780191018251.  External link in |chapter= (help)
  4. Flora of North America, Prunus armeniaca Linnaeus, 1753. Apricot
  5. Atlas of Living Australia
  6. Altervista Flora Italiana, Albicocco, Prunus armeniaca L. includes photos and European distribution map