|Prunus cerasus (Sour Cherry) in bloom|
|Subfamily:||Prunoideae or Spiraeoideae|
Prunus is a genus of trees and shrubs, which includes the plums, cherries, peaches, apricots and almonds. There are around 430 species spread throughout the northern temperate regions of the globe. Many members of the genus are widely cultivated for fruit and ornament.
The lists below are incomplete, but include most of the better known species.
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