Taxon profile


Wild Cherry
Prunus avium (L.) L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Rosales »  family Rosaceae »  genus Prunus - plum

Scientific synonyms

Cerasus avium (L.) Moench
Prunus avium var. silvestris

Other names

= Sweet Cherry



outer bark

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Blumeriella jaapii (Rehm) Arx - Leaf Spot On Cherry, Monilinia laxa (Aderh. & Ruhland) Honey ex Whetzel, Venturia cerasi Aderh.

consumer: Pogonocherus hispidulus (Piller & Mitterpacher, 1783) - Greater Thorn-tipped Longhorn Beetle, Acanthoderes clavipes (Schrank, 1781), Rhynchites auratus (Scopoli, 1763), Oplosia cinerea (Mulsant, 1839), Isotomus speciosus (Schneider, 1787), ...

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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Prunus avium (L.) L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Prunus avium (L.) L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Prunus avium (L.) L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Prunus avium (L.) L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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