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Prunus mume

Prunus mume Siebold & Zucc.

japanese apricot

Cultivar(s): Kobai, Matsubara Red, Peggy Clarke, Pink Glow, Rose Bud, Rose Glow, Snowcone, Trumpet, Whiskers, White Christmas
Prunus mume (Japanese Apricot)
Image ID: 5906
Image by: Hardin, J.W.
Image Collection: Herbarium Collection

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: PRMU5
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Prunus mume
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2016-12-30

CULTIVAR INDEX

Cult_id Cultivar_name Action
166 Kobai View
930 Matsubara Red View
932 Peggy Clarke View
933 Pink Glow View
934 Rose Bud View
935 Rose Glow View
936 Snowcone View
937 Trumpet View
938 Whiskers View
939 White Christmas View

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: PRUNU
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Prunus
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: Plum
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of about 200 species, trees and shrubs, nearly cosmopolitan, but especially in north temperate regions. Liu et al. (2012) make a strong case for combining subgenus Laurocerasus into subgenus Padus.
GENUS IDENTIFICATION:
GENUS REFERENCES: Rohrer in FNA (2014); Robertson (1974)=Z; McVaugh (1951)= Y; Catling, McKay-Kuja, & Mitrow (1999)=X; Liu et al. (2012); Yazbek & Oh (2013); Shaw & Small (2004); Kalkman in Kubitzki (2004).

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: ROSACE
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Rosaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
FAMILY COMMON: Rose Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 85-95 genera and 2000-3000 species, trees, shrubs, and herbs, nearly cosmopolitan, but mainly boreal and temperate.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Phipps in FNA (2014); Potter et al. (2007); Eriksson et al. (2003); Kalkman in Kubitzki (2004); Ertter (2007).

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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
743 1985-0394 View
744 1985-0395 View
745 1985-0396 View
746 1985-0397 View
747 1985-0398 View
748 1985-0399 View
749 1985-0400 View
750 1985-0401 View
751 1985-0402 View
752 1985-0403 View
6887 1998-0094 View
6888 1998-0095 View
6889 1998-0096 View
6972 1998-0184 View
7226 1999-0191 1999-12-01 View
7389 2000-0132 2000-04-05 View



GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
1456 743 160 Liloia 0000-00-00 View
1457 744 160 NCBG staff 1981-04-15 View
1458 745 170 NCBG staff 1981-04-15 View
1459 746 154 NCBG staff 1981-04-16 View
1460 747 172 NCBG staff 1981-04-15 View
1461 748 153 NCBG staff 1981-04-15 View
1462 749 173 NCBG staff 1981-04-15 View
1463 750 198 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
1464 751 172 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
1465 752 160 NCBG staff 1981-04-15 View
9750 6887 179 NCBG staff 1997-10-23 View
9751 6888 159 NCBG staff 1997-10-23 View
9752 6889 171 NCBG staff 1997-10-23 View
9845 6972 154 NCBG staff 1997-10-23 View
10176 7226 114 NCBG staff 1999-05-01 View
10381 7389 114 NCBG staff 1999-08-01 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: PRMU5
USDA Common Name: Japanese Apricot
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WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Prunus mume
COMMON NAME: Japanese Apricot
SYNONYMY: [= K2; = Armeniaca mume Siebold]
PHENOLOGY: Apr-Mar.
HABITAT: Suburban forests; native of s. Japan.
COMMENTS: Documented as naturalizing in Battle Park, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where apparently spread from cultivation and reproducing as early as 1939.
RANGE MAP: Prunus mume.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Rosaceae A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Rose Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 85-95 genera and 2000-3000 species, trees, shrubs, and herbs, nearly cosmopolitan, but mainly boreal and temperate.
REFERENCE: Phipps in FNA (2014); Potter et al. (2007); Eriksson et al. (2003); Kalkman in Kubitzki (2004); Ertter (2007).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Prunus L. (Plum)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 200 species, trees and shrubs, nearly cosmopolitan, but especially in north temperate regions. Liu et al. (2012) make a strong case for combining subgenus Laurocerasus into subgenus Padus.
REFERENCE: Rohrer in FNA (2014); Robertson (1974)=Z; McVaugh (1951)= Y; Catling, McKay-Kuja, & Mitrow (1999)=X; Liu et al. (2012); Yazbek & Oh (2013); Shaw & Small (2004); Kalkman in Kubitzki (2004).

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Prunus mume in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Prunus mume in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Prunus mume in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Prunus mume in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Prunus mume in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Prunus mume

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 5906
ID IMAGE2: 0
ID IMAGE3: 5906

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Image ID: 5907
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