Image Number: 1379055

1. Flowering branchlet with vegetative shoot on the top and spurs with stalkless clusters of long-pedicelled flowers. - 2. Branchlet with developed leaves on a leader and with ripe fruits from spurs. Petioles with reddish glands near the base of the leafblades. - 3. Seed (stone). - 4. Seedling with cotyledons (c) and the first ordinary leaves. - 5. Winter-branchlet with long leader and lateral spurs (k); buds are conical-ovoid, reddish-brown, glabrous. After Hempel & Wilhelm, 1889. Photos and explanations from the book: Zelimir Borzan. "Tree and Shrub Names in Latin, Croatian, English, and German, with synonyms", University of Zagreb, 2001.
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Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Prunus
Subject: Prunus avium (L.) L.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Image last updated:
Thursday, January 3, 2013