Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A.Webb
  • Mandler


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A.Webb. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001005398. Accessed on: 22 Oct 2021'

General Information

Trees, not suckering, 50–80 dm, not thorny. Twigs with terminal end buds, glabrous. Leaves deciduous; petiole (8–)10–25 mm, ?usually winged distally?, glabrous, usually glandular distally or on margins at bases of blades; blade oblong to lanceolate, 2.5–10 × 1–3 cm, base obtuse, margins crenulate-serrulate to crenate-serrate, teeth blunt, glandular, apex acuminate, surfaces glabrous. Inflorescences solitary flowers or 2-flowered fascicles. Pedicels 1–5 mm, glabrous. Flowers blooming before leaf emergence; hypanthium cupulate, 4–7 mm, glabrous externally; sepals erect-spreading to spreading, oblong-ovate, 4–8 mm, margins entire, ?tomentose?, surfaces glabrous; petals pink to nearly white, obovate, elliptic, or suborbiculate, 12–25 mm; ovaries hairy. Drupes gray-green, ovoid-oblong, ?compressed?, 25–40 mm, velutinous; mesocarps leathery (splitting); stones ellipsoid, strongly flattened, ?pitted?. 2n = 16.

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    Morphology

    Bis 6 m hoher Baum oder Strauch. Blätter lanzettlich, 5–10 cm lang, beidseits grün, kahl, fein und stumpf gezähnt, Stiel etwa so lang wie die grösste Breite der Blattspreite, mit Drüsen. Blüten vor den Blättern erscheinend, einzeln oder zu 2

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    • Ecology

      3. Trockene, felsige Hänge, verwildert und z.T. eingebürgert im VS und TI, kollin.

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      Other Local Names

      NameLanguageCountry
      MandlerRaeto-RomanceCH
      MandorloItalianCH
      Sweet almond, amandier
      MandelbaumGermanCH
      AmandierFrenchCH

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      Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz
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      Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz, Konrad Lauber, Gerhart Wagner, Andreas Gygax. Haupt Verlag 2018.
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      'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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      Rosaceae
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      World Flora Online consortium
      http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
      World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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