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Taxonomy ID: 3754 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid3754)
current name
Prunus L., 1753
Amygdalus L., 1753
Armeniaca Scop., 1754
Cerasus Mill., 1754
Maddenia Hook.f. & Thomson, 1854
NCBI BLAST name: eudicots
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
Prunus subg. Amygdalus (L.) Focke
heterotypic synonym
Prunus subg. Armeniaca (Scop.) Nakai
heterotypic synonym
Prunus subg. Cerasus (Mill.) Focke
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliopsida; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; rosids; fabids; Rosales; Rosaceae; Amygdaloideae; Amygdaleae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 459,289 1
Protein 254,252 -
Structure 13 -
Genome 24 -
Popset 525 464
GEO Datasets 528 -
PubMed Central 6,110 5,865
Gene 94,635 -
SRA Experiments 5,663 46
Identical Protein Groups 197,075 -
Bio Project 299 10
Bio Sample 5,172 46
Bio Systems 525 -
Assembly 14 -
Probe 2,481 -
PubChem BioAssay 196 1
Taxonomy 383 1

Comments and References:

Jepson Flora Project - Prunus
Jepson Flora Project. 2012 (v. 1.0). Jepson eFlora, Prunus, Rohrer JR,
Bortiri E et al. 2006
Bortiri E, Vanden Heuvel B, Potter D. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of morphology in Prunus reveals extensive homoplasy. Plant Systematics and Evolution 259(1): 53-71. DOI: 10.1007/s00606-006-0427-8
Wen J et al. 2008
Wen J, Berggen ST, Lee C-H, Ickert-Bond S, Yi T-S, Yoo K-O, Xie L, Shaw J & Potter D. 2008. Phylogenetic inferences in Prunus (Rosaceae) using chloroplast ndhF and nuclear ribosomal ITS sequences. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 46: 322-332.
Yazbek M & Oh S-H 2013
Yazbek M & Oh S-H. 2013. Peaches and almonds: Phylogeny of Prunus subg. Amygdalus (Rosaceae) based on DNA sequences and phylogeny. Plant Systematics and Evolution 299: 403-418. DOI: 10.1007/s00606-013-0802-1
GRIN (Dec 30, 2013)
Name accessed on 30 December 2013 in: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
The Plant List - Prunus
Chin S-W et al. 2014
Chin S-W, Shaw J, Haberle R, Wen J and Potter D. 2014. Diversification of almonds, peaches, plums and cherries - Molecular systematics and biogeographic history of Prunus (Rosaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 76: 34-48. DOI:

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