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Taxonomy ID: 3754 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid3754)
Scientific name: Prunus L., 1753
includes: Amygdalus L., 1753
includes: Armeniaca Scop., 1754
includes: Cerasus Mill., 1754
includes: Maddenia Hook.f. & Thomson, 1854
Inherited 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:
synonym: Prunus subg. Amygdalus (L.) Focke
synonym: Prunus subg. Armeniaca (Scop.) Nakai
synonym: Prunus subg. Cerasus (Mill.) Focke
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; rosids; fabids; Rosales; Rosaceae; Amygdaloideae; Amygdaleae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 294,881 1
Nucleotide EST 111,796 -
Nucleotide GSS 48,261 -
Protein 196,898 -
Structure 13 -
Genome 14 -
Popset 487 440
GEO Datasets 303 -
UniGene 7,481 -
PubMed Central 4,832 4,636
Gene 93,418 -
SRA Experiments 2,906 46
Identical Protein Groups 146,066 -
Bio Project 215 8
Bio Sample 2,834 46
Bio Systems 525 -
Assembly 9 -
Clone DB 24,228 -
Probe 2,481 -
PubChem BioAssay 196 1
Taxonomy 344 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneJepson 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

Nota BeneGRIN (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.

Nota BeneThe Plant List - Prunus

Reference to PubMed documentChin 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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