28
Mar
2010
Prunus cerasifera - corcodus
Trees and shrubs | Magnoliopsida

Scientific Name - Prunus cerasifera

Synonyms - Prunus domestica, Prunus divaricata, Prunus pseudoarmeniaca

Popular names - corcodus, cherry plum, myrobalan plum, Kirschpflaume, plum, beeswax, cerisette, ciliegio supports, guindo, paradicsomszilva, dzanka, Alyce, myrobalan fruits, Alyce, tkemali, ying tao lick.

Distribution and Habitat - the natural increase in the Balkan peninsula, cultivated for its fruit throughout Europe and naturalized in many places.

Description - shrub or small tree, 8 m tall, with thorny branches, younger stems glabra shiny. Leaves 4-7 x 2-4 cm, oblong-obovate, base cunea, border, or soiree crenata, glabra, shiny side and ubescente suoerioara the ribs on the underside. Flowers solitary, pedicel 15 mm glabru, petals 8-10 mm, white. Blooms in February-March. Fruit drupa, 2-3 cm in aggregate glabru, yellow or red, edible.

Prunus cerasifera subsp. cerasifera - originating in the Caucasus, Asia Minor, the Balkan peninsula to the center of Europe, small fruit, yellow, tasteless.

Prunus cerasifera subsp. orientalis - originated in western Asia to the Caucasus and Central Asia, small to very small fruit with no flavor.

Prunus cerasifera subsp. macrocarpa - cultivated in Bulgaria, Crimea, Caucasus, Western and Middle East, fruit medium to large, sometimes with taste.

Prunus cerasifera var. pissardi - deciduu tree, small, 4.5-9 m tall. Purple-red leaves, elliptic, ovate or obovate, 5-10 cm long, fine evenings. Flowers usually solitary, white or pale pink. Drupa subgloboasa, 1.5 - 2.5 cm in diameter, red or yellow.

Prunus cerasifera var. pissardi, M. Pissard introduced this species from Iran to France in 1880.

Tolerances - resist drought, frostt (up to -12 C). tolerant of slightly alkaline soils.

Requirements - exhibitions sunny, well drained soils, acidic.

Management -

Propagation - by seeds, seedlings lemnificati winter.

Diseases and pests -

Garden Partners -

Cultivars - 'Myrobalana' is resistant to frost.

Properties and Uses - cultivated throughout the world as ornamental or fruit trees.

Curiosity -

Bibliography

Peter Hanelt, R. Kilian, W. Kilian - Mansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops - Springer, 2001

McMinn - Pacific Coast Trees - University of California Press, 1992

Photos
Top
See also
Top
Trees and shrubs
Salix reticulata

Salix reticulata is a shrub alpine areas grows, from 1800-2700 m altitude in association with Silene acaulis and Dryas octopetala.

 
Nageia fleuryi

Evergreen tree. Leaves opposite, coriacee, oblong to elliptic-lanceolata, 8-18 x 2-4.5 cm, top acuminata, petiole 2-4 mm long. Male cones are cylindrical, grouped 3-4 at underarms, female cones are solitary, the armpit leaves.

 
Aesculus hippocastanum - common horsechestnut

Aesculus hippocastanum - is used in parks and gardens, the tree line, solitary or in groups. The flowers are bees, and seeds contain starch, protein, tannin, saponin and edible oil, which can be manufactured soap, technical oil, glue, medicines. Species not produce forest wood is of poor quality.

 
Ginkgo biloba - maidenhair tree

Ginkgo biloba is deciduous tree native to China. Is a hardy tree tolerating a variety of climate and soil types, but not tolerate extreme frost.

 
Flourensia cernua - tarbush

Flourensia cernua is deciduous shrub, from Chihuahuan Desert. In northern Mexico, the leaves and flower heads were used historically to make a decoction for treating indigestion.

 
Magnoliopsida
Thunbergia alata - black-eyed Susan

Thunberg spelled - a species native to tropical Africa, but common as ornamental plants.

 
Corylus avellana - hazelnut

Corylus avellana - shrub, common in Europe and western Asia, from plains to 1,200 m altitude, increase in association with Acer pseudoplatanus, Crataegus laevigata, Crataegus monogyna, Fraxinus excelsior, Lonicera xylosteum, Salix caprea, Sambucus nigra and Sorbus aria.

 
Dianthus sylvestris

Dianthus sylvestris - perennial species, the stem short and woody. Increase the debris, limestone bedrock, from 0 to 2400 m altitude. Species are cultivated as ornamental for rocarii.

 
Caesalpinia gilliesii

Caesalpinia gilliesii - a species native to temperate and subtropical regions of South America, grown on every continent as an ornamental species in parks and gardens, may naturalize in areas where the climate is favorable.

 
Euphrasia arguta reappeared after 100 years

Euphrasia arguta - this species was considered missing for 100 years, last time it was mentioned in June 1904.

The species was identified and confirmed by the botanist Dr. Bill Barker.

 
   Add to iGoogle
Last posts

Categories

Links