Prunus subhirtella

Miquel

Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 2: 91. 1865.

Common names: Higan cherry
Introduced
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 369. Mentioned on page 356, 360.

Trees, not suckering, 30–100 dm, not thorny. Twigs with terminal end buds, hairy. Leaves deciduous; petiole 5–10 mm, hairy, glandular distally or on margins at bases of blades; blade elliptic, oblong-ovate, or ovate, 3–8 × 1.5–4 cm, base obtuse, margins doubly serrate, teeth sharp, glandular, apex acuminate, abaxial surface hairy along midribs and veins, adaxial glabrous or with appressed hairs along midrib. Inflorescences 2–5-flowered, umbellate fascicles. Pedicels 8–22 mm, hairy. Flowers blooming before leaf emergence; hypanthium tubular to tubular-urceolate, 4–7 mm, hairy externally; sepals erect to spreading, oblong-ovate, 2–5 mm, margins toothed, sometimes glandular, abaxial surface sparsely hairy, adaxial glabrous; petals pale-pink, oblong to obovate, 8–12 mm; ovaries glabrous. Drupes black, subglobose, 8 mm, glabrous; mesocarps fleshy; stones ellipsoid, not flattened. 2n = 24 (Japan).


Phenology: Flowering Mar–Apr; fruiting Jun.
Habitat: Disturbed sites, abandoned plantings
Elevation: 0–200 m

Distribution

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Introduced; D.C., Ohio, Va., e Asia (Japan)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Prunus subhirtella"
glabrous +  and with appressed hairs +
Joseph R. Rohrer +
Miquel +
dark gray +, gray-brown +, reddish-brown +  and reddish +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
ovate +, oblong-ovate +  and elliptic +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br />) +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
1.5cm +  and 4cm +
free +  and distinct +
Higan cherry +
solitary +, fascicles +, 2-flowered +  and umbellate +
D.C. +, Ohio +, Va. +  and e Asia (Japan) +
not +  and aggregated +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
subglobose +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (?) +
0–200 m +
flattened +
hairy +  and glabrous +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and aggregated +
not +  and aggregated +
not +  and aggregated +
Disturbed sites, abandoned plantings +
persistent +  and deciduous +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
umbellate +  and 2-5-flowered +
crassinucellate +
deciduous +
inferior +  and superior +
biseriate +  and clustered +
collateral +  and apical +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
0 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
free +  and distinct +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Flowering Mar–Apr +  and fruiting Jun. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi +
not arillate +
free +  and distinct +
erect +  and spreading +
oblong-ovate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Introduced +
free +  and distinct +
branched +  and simple +
1 +  and 20 +
not flattened +  and ellipsoid +
deciduous +
distinct +
basal +, lateral +, subterminal +  and terminal +
not elongate +
Amygdalus +, Armeniaca +, Cerasus +, Lauro-cerasus +, Padus +  and Persica +
Prunus subhirtella +
species +
inconspicuous +
tree +  and not suckering +
hairy +  and glabrous +