1. Family: Rosaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Prunus L.
      1. Prunus arabica (Olivier) Meikle

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Turkey to N. Iran and Arabian Peninsula.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Turkey

    Prunus arabica (Olivier) Meikle appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Olivier [s.n.], Syria K000737028
    Olivier [s.n.], Syria K000737029

    First published in Kew Bull. 19: 229 (1965)

    Accepted by

    • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007). Flora of the Sultanate of Oman 2: 1-220. Meise National Botanic Garden (Belgium).
    • Jongbloed, M., Western, R.A. & Boer, B. (2000). Annotated Check-list for plants in the U.A.E.: 1-90. Zodiac Publishing, Dubai.
    • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
    • Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (1966). Flora of Iraq 2: 1-184. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007). Flora of the Sultanate of Oman 2: 1-220. Meise National Botanic Garden (Belgium).
    • Jongbloed, M., Western, R.A. & Boer, B. (2000). Annotated Check-list for plants in the U.A.E.: 1-90. Zodiac Publishing, Dubai.
    • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
    • Zohary, M. in Feinbrun-Dothan, N. (1972). Flora Palaestina 2(Text): 1-489. Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0