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Taxonomy ID: 3754 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid3754)
current name
Prunus L., 1753
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
Amygdalus L., 1753
heterotypic synonym
Armeniaca Scop., 1754
heterotypic synonym
Cerasus Mill., 1754
heterotypic synonym
Maddenia Hook.f. & Thomson, 1854
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 506,718 1
Protein 466,976 -
Structure 20 -
Genome 16 -
Popset 662 574
GEO Datasets 1,153 -
PubMed Central 13,570 13,143
Gene 130,405 -
SRA Experiments 18,284 453
Identical Protein Groups 317,530 -
BioProject 852 30
BioSample 18,011 455
Assembly 46 -
PubChem BioAssay 244 1
Taxonomy 491 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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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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