genus Prunus


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Noun1.genus Prunus - a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regionsgenus Prunus - a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
plum, plum tree - any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
plumcot, plumcot tree - hybrid produced by crossing Prunus domestica and Prunus armeniaca
apricot, apricot tree - Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach
common apricot, Prunus armeniaca - temperate zone tree bearing downy yellow to rosy fruits
black apricot, Prunus dasycarpa, purple apricot - small hybrid apricot of Asia and Asia Minor having purplish twigs and white flowers following by inferior purple fruit
cherry tree, cherry - any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
Prunus besseyi, Rocky Mountains cherry, Western sand cherry - dwarf ornamental shrub of western United States having large black to red and yellow sweet edible fruit
Prunus caroliniana, wild orange, cherry laurel, laurel cherry, mock orange - small flowering evergreen tree of southern United States
almond tree - any of several small bushy trees having pink or white blossoms and usually bearing nuts
cherry laurel, laurel cherry, Prunus laurocerasus - frequently cultivated Eurasian evergreen shrub or small tree having showy clusters of white flowers and glossy foliage and yielding oil similar to bitter almond oil
common bird cherry, European bird cherry, hagberry tree, Prunus padus - small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry
peach, peach tree, Prunus persica - cultivated in temperate regions
nectarine, nectarine tree, Prunus persica nectarina - variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh
Prunus cuneata, Prunus pumila, Prunus pumilla susquehanae, Prunus susquehanae, sand cherry - small straggling American cherry growing on sandy soil and having minute scarcely edible purplish-black fruit
blackthorn, Prunus spinosa, sloe - a thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits
chokecherry tree, Prunus virginiana, chokecherry - a common wild cherry of eastern North America having small bitter black berries favored by birds
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Plants of genus Prunus accumulate antjcyanins only in thin fruits skin; all anthocyanin complexes have the same specific composition as sweet cherry fruits and some sour cherries, relative R6"T activity being variable within a wide range [11] for various P.
Well, they are all members of the genus Prunus, and their fruits are well loved among American consumers.
PLUMBUM (plum-bum)--a tropical disease in which the sufferer's buttocks gradually take on the colour and shape of a drupaceous fruit from trees of the genus Prunus [an obsolete word for lead]