Genus Prunus

Prunus is a genus of trees and shrubs, which includes the plums, cherries, peaches, apricots and almonds.

Species in the genus Prunus of plants


Prunus adenopoda - Prunus adenopoda is a species of plant in the Rosaceae family. It is endemic to Indonesia.

Red stinkwood - Prunus africana, or Red Stinkwood , is an evergreen tree native to the montane regions of Sub-Saharan Africa and the Islands of Madagascar, Sao Tome, Fernando Po and Grande Comore at about 900-3400 m. of altitude. The mature tree is 10-25 m. high, open-branched and often pendulous in forest, shorter and with a round crown of 10-20 m. diameter in grassland. It requires a moist climate, 900-3400 mm annual rainfall, and is moderately frost-tolerant.


Prunus cocomilia - Prunus cocomilia is a species of plum commonly called Italian plum. It is endemic to Turkey, and well known in Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Bosnia, where it is called Dzenerika or Dzanja.