Prunus annularis

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Prunus annularis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Prunus
P. annularis
Binomial name
Prunus annularis
  • Laurocerasus annularis (Koehne) Kovalev
  • Prunus fortunensis (G.McPherson) Morales[2]

Prunus annularis (Spanish: duraznillo) is a species of Prunus in the family Rosaceae. It is native to cloud forests along the Pacific coasts of Mexico and Central America. It is a tree 5 to 12 m tall. It is fed upon by caterpillars of the genus Oxynetra.[3]


  1. ^ Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 52(4–5): 308. 1915.
  2. ^ Morales Quirós, J. F. 2014. Rosaceae. En: Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica. Vol. VII. B.E. Hammel, M.H. Grayum, C. Herrera & N. Zamora (eds.). Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 129: 437–463.
  3. ^ Grishin, Nick V.; Burns, John M.; Janzen, Daniel H.; Hallwachs, Winnie; Hajibabaei, Mehrdad (2013). "Oxynetra: Facies and DNA Barcodes Point to a New Species from Costa Rica (Hesperiidae: Pyrginae: Pyrrhopygini)". Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society. 67 (1): 1–14. doi:10.18473/lepi.v67i1.a1. Retrieved 28 December 2018.