Prunus avium
Prunus avium fruit.jpg
Gean foliage an fruit
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Faimily: Rosaceae
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Cerasus
Species: P. avium
Binomial name
Prunus avium
L. 1755 nae Franch. 1890
Prunus avium range.svg
Distribution map
Synonyms[1]

Prunus avium, commonly cried gean, is a species o cherry, a flouerin plant in the rose faimily Rosaceae. It is native tae Europe, Anatolie, Maghreb, an wastren Asie, frae the Breetish Isles[2] sooth tae Morocco an Tunisie, north tae the Trondheimsfjord region in Norawa an east tae the Caucasus an northren Iran, wi a smaw isolatit population in the wastren Himalaya.[3] The species is widely cultivatit in ither regions an haes acome naituralised in North Americae an Australie.[4][5][6]

ReferencesEedit

  1. "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved 27 Januar 2014.
  2. British Trees Online Archived 2000-09-03 at the Wayback Machine
  3. Den Virtuella Floran: Prunus avium (in Swadish; wi map)
  4. Atlas of Living Australia. "Prunus avium  : Sweet Cherry – Atlas of Living Australia". ala.org.au. Archived frae the original on 4 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 3 Apryle 2017.
  5. Calflora taxon report, University of California, Prunus avium (L.) L. sweet cherry
  6. Flora of North America, Prunus avium (Linnaeus) Linnaeus, 1755. Sweet cherry, cerisier des oiseaux