Definition of Genus prunus

1. Noun. A genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Prunus

genus Proconsul
genus Procyon
genus Progne
genus Prosopis
genus Prosopium
genus Protea
genus Proteles
genus Proterochampsa
genus Proteus
genus Protium
genus Protoavis
genus Protoceratops
genus Protohippus
genus Prumnopitys
genus Prunella
genus Prunus
genus Psaltriparus
genus Psenes
genus Psephurus
genus Psetta
genus Psettichthys
genus Pseudacris
genus Pseudaletia
genus Pseudechis
genus Pseudemys
genus Pseudobombax
genus Pseudococcus
genus Pseudocolus
genus Pseudolarix
genus Pseudomonas

Literary usage of Genus prunus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1906)
"There can be no question as to the identity of the Maryland specimen with those figured by Knowlton, but the reference to the genus Prunus is more than ..."

2. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"genus prunus PRUNUS (the old Roman name for the Plum-tree). ... The genus Prunus includes some of the most anciently cultivated of plants. ..."

3. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1906)
"There can be no question as to the identity of the Maryland specimen with those figured by Knowlton, but the reference to the genus Prunus is more than ..."

4. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1904)
"Self sterility in the genus Prunus is very marked indeed in some of the species ... This condition is not confined to the genus Prunus alone, for Waite (19) ..."

5. Horticulture for Schools by Arnold Valentine Stubenrauch, Milo Nelson Wood, Charles Junius Booth (1922)
"Different species of the same genus commonly, though not always, unite successfully; for example, in the genus Prunus, the peach (species name Persica) can ..."

6. Trees & Shrubs for English Gardens by Ernest Thomas Cook (1908)
"Several classes that were at one time considered as separate genera are now included in the genus Prunus, which was formerly limited to the Plum family. ..."

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