Prunus persica (L.) Batsch

 
  • Family : ROSACEAE
    (ROSE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rosaceae
  • Basionym : Amygdalus persica L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
  • Common name : Peach Tree
  • Vernacular name : Akroot, Ichikkai, Pikkies (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated for its edible fruits, on hills above 1100m.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-April
  • Native : China
  • World Distribution : Europe, Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Prunus persica. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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