Prunus scoparia

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Prunus scoparia
Prunus scoparia Fruit.JPG
Prunus scoparia fruit on a tree in the Gilazard valley
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Prunus
Species: P. scoparia
Binomial name
Prunus scoparia
Schneider

Prunus scoparia In Kurdish it is called (چوالە تاڵە) is a wild almond found in Kurdistan, Iran, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan. It is a xerophytic shrub and it has been used as a grafting stock for domesticated almonds to provide drought resistance.[1]

Prunus scoparia tree in Gilazard valley in Piramagrun Kurdistan - Sulaimani
Prunus scoparia tree taken in Gilazard valley.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henelt. P, Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops, Institute of Plant Genetics and crop plant research, Springer, 2001