Prunus cerasus L.
  • Sp. Pl. : 474 (1753)
  • Marena, Marasca

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2022): Prunus cerasus L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 28 Nov 2022'

General Information

Tree to 10 m, usually with broadly rounded crown; lvs ovate-elliptic to obovate, 5–9 cm, acute, soon glabrous beneath, serrate or doubly serrate, the teeth usually wider than high, rounded, with a gland near the sinus; fls several in a sessile umbel, on pedicels 2–3 cm; sep glabrous; pet 10–15 mm; fr globose, 1.5–2 cm, bright red, tart; stone subglobose; 2n=32. A cultigen thought to be derived by hybridization of P. avium with P. fruticosa; occasionally escaped from cult. in our range.

  • Provided by: [A].Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern US and Canada
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    Ähnlich wie P. avium, aber nur bis 10 m hoch, Blätter derb, glänzend (bei P. avium dünn), Blattstiel ohne Drüsen, aber solche an den untersten Blattzähnen, Blütenstiele am Grund von Knospenschuppen und einigen kleinen Blättern umge

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    4–5. Als Obstbaum kultiviert und oft verwildert, in warmen Gebieten eingebürgert, kollin-montan.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz
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    Distribution Map

    • Introduced distribution
    Introduced into
    • Europe Middle Europe Hungary

    Other Local Names

    Marena, MarascaItalianCH
    Viezler, AmarellaRaeto-RomanceCH


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    • 2 Flora Helvetica, Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz. K. Lauber, G. Wagner, A. Gygax, Haupt Verlag, 2018. ISBN-978-3-258-08047-5
    • 3 Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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    BGCI. 2022. GlobalTreeSearch online database (version 1.6). Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, UK. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.34206.61761 Available at Accessed on (15/06/2022).
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    World Flora Online Data. 2021.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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