Stone fruit

Prunus species

Order - Rosales

Family - Drupoideae


This group includes the Almond, Apricot, Cherry, Nectarine, Peach and Plum and Prune.

See individual species for more information.

Related plants:

Almond (Prunus amygdalus, Prunus dulcis or Prunus communis)

American Red Plum (Prunus americana)

Apricot (Prunus armeniaca)

Bird Cherry (Prunus padus)

Bullace (Prunus insititia)

Catalina Cherry (Prunus lyonii)

Cherry (Prunus avium)

Cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)

Cherry Plum (Prunus cerasifera)

Chinese Cherry (Prunus japonica)

Chinese Flowering Almond (Prunus glandulosa)

Chokecherry or Virginian Bird Cherry (Prunus virginiana)

Flowering Almond (Prunus triloba)

Fuji Cherry (Prunus incisa)

Goose Plum (Prunus hortulana)

Holy-leaved Cherry (Prunus ilicifolia)

Japanese Apricot (Prunus mume)

Japanese Cherry (Prunus sargentii)

Japanese Flowering Cherry (Prunus serrulata)

Japanese Plum (Prunus salicina)

Manchurian Cherry (Prunus maakii)

Nectarine (Prunus persica var. nectarina)

Peach (Prunus persica var. persica)

Perfumed Cherry or St Lucia Cherry (Prunus mahaleb)

Pin Cherry or Wild Cherry (Prunus pennsylvanica)

Plum (Prunus X domestica or Prunus spinosa)

Portugal Laurel (Prunus lusitanica)

Rosebud Cherry (Prunus subhirtella)

Sour Cherry (Prunus cerasus)

Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium)

Taiwan Cherry (Prunus campanulata)

Wild Cherry (Prunus serotina)

Yoshino Cherry (Prunus yedoensis)


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