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Prunus cerasifera
(myrobalan plum)

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Prunus cerasifera (myrobalan plum)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 29 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Prunus cerasifera
  • Preferred Common Name
  • myrobalan plum
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Fruits
  • Graft stock
  • Ornamental
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Prunus cerasifera Ehrh.

Preferred Common Name

  • myrobalan plum

Other Scientific Names

  • Prunus cerasifera var. divaricata (Ledeb.) L. H. Bailey
  • Prunus pissardii CARR.
  • Prunus pissardii Carriere

International Common Names

  • English: cherry-plum tree; Myrabolan plum tree
  • Spanish: Ciruela mirobalana
  • French: Prunier-cerisier
  • Portuguese: ameixoeira-cor-de-cereja

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Blut- Pflaumenbaum; Kirsch- Pflaumenbaum
  • Italy: Ciliegio susino
  • Netherlands: Kerspruimboom

EPPO code

  • PRNCF (Prunus cerasifera)
  • PRNCG (Prunus cerasifera var. divaricata)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Rosales
  •                         Family: Rosaceae
  •                             Genus: Prunus
  •                                 Species: Prunus cerasifera

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (apricot butteratura); Aromia bungii (red necked longicorn); Pratylenchus penetrans (nematode, northern root lesion); Pratylenchus vulnus (walnut root lesion nematode); Prune dwarf virus (cherry ring mottle); Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae (bacterial canker or blast (stone and pome fruits)); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Sphaerolecanium prunastri (plum scale)

Minor host of:

American plum line pattern virus (American line pattern of plum); Apiognomonia erythrostoma (cherry leaf scorch); Armillaria mellea (armillaria root rot); Bactrocera tryoni (Queensland fruit fly); Blumeriella jaapii (cherry leaf spot); elm yellows-associated phytoplasmas (elm yellows); Erwinia amylovora (fireblight); Halyomorpha halys (brown marmorated stink bug); Heterobasidion annosum; Operophtera brumata (winter moth); Phorodon humuli (hop vine aphid); Plum pox virus (sharka); Pseudomonas syringae pv. persicae (bacterial decline of stone fruit); Rhagoletis indifferens (western cherry fruit fly); Rhagoletis pomonella (apple maggot); Rosellinia necatrix (dematophora root rot); Tetranychus cinnabarinus (carmine spider mite); Xylella fastidiosa (Pierce's disease of grapevines)

Wild host of:

Amphitetranychus viennensis (hawthorn (spider) mite); Eulecanium tiliae (nut scale); Monilinia fructigena (brown rot); Monilinia laxa (blossom blight)

Host of (source - data mining):

Epiphyas postvittana (light brown apple moth); Yponomeuta padellus (cherry ermine moth)

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Graft stock

General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Fruits