What are Prunus?

  • (noun): A genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions.
    Synonyms: genus Prunus

Some articles on prunus:

Choke Pear (plant) - Similar Fruits
... that grow in North America and whose fruits are small and bitter tasting Prunus virginiana, Prunus demissa, and Prunus serotina) and the choke plum ...
Maroga Melanostigma
... various Maple species and Rosaceae species such as Malus pumila, Prunus armeniaca, Prunus avium, Prunus persica and Rubus idaeus ...
Coleophora Spinella
... The larvae feed on Crataegus, Apple, Prunus cerasus, Prunus spinosa (and perhaps other Prunus), Pyrus communis (and perhaps other Pyrus species ...
List Of Honey Plants - Rosaceae (Rose Family)
... Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl ... Prunus amygdalus L ...
Prunoideae - Taxonomic History
... sensu stricto consists of two distinct genetic groups or "clades", Prunus–Maddenia and Exochorda–Oemleria–Prinsepia ... is somewhat separate from Prunus–Maddenia–Pygeum, and that the traditional subfamilies Maloideae and Spiraeoideae must be included in Amygdaloideae if a paraphyletic group is to be avoided ... With this classification the genus Prunus is considered to include Armeniaca, Cerasus, Amygdalus, Padus, Laurocerasus, Pygeum, and Maddenia ...