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H Prunus padus L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Prunus (family Rosaceae).

The record derives from RJP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 45) with original publication details: Species plantarum, edition 1 Species plantarum, edition 1; 1753 473 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cerasus padus (L.) Delarbre Synonym H RJP
Cerasus padus (L.) DC. Synonym H RJP
Druparia padus (L.) Clairv. Synonym H RJP
Padus asiatica Kom. Synonym H RJP
Padus avium Mill. Synonym H RJP
Padus borealis (Schübeler ) N.I.Orlova Synonym H RJP
Padus racemosa (Lam.) Gilib. Synonym H RJP
Padus racemosa subsp. typica (C.K.Schneid.) Dost l Synonym L RJP
Padus vulgaris Borkh. Synonym H RJP
Padus vulgaris Host Synonym H RJP
Prunus fauriei H.L‚v. Synonym H RJP
Prunus germanica Borkh. Synonym H RJP
Prunus padus subsp. padus Synonym L RJP
Prunus racemosa Lam. Synonym H RJP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Prunus padus subsp. borealis (Schübeler ) Cajander Accepted L RJP 4
Prunus padus var. pubescens Regel & Tiling Unresolved L RJP 3
Prunus padus var. seoulensis (H.L‚v.) Nakai Unresolved L RJP 1

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Earlier versions

This name record (from RJP) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Prunus padus in version 1 of The Plant List.