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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordoo: Rosales

Familia: Rosaceae
Subfamilia: Amygdaloideae
Tribus: Amygdaleae
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: P. subg. Amygdalus
Species: Prunus webbii

Prunus webbii (Spach) Vierh.

Oesterreichische Botanische Zeitschrift. Gemeinnütziges Organ für Botanik ... 65:21. 1915
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

Prunus webbii is a species Prunus found growing around the northeastern Mediterranean Sea, from Sicily, through Greece, Crete and the Aegean Islands, the Balkans and Anatolia, and possibly as far as Iraq or Iran. A dense spiny shrub or small tree with extremely bitter seeds, it is thought to have contributed some genes to the domesticated almond Prunus dulcis, although the extent of the contribution is debated and not yet fully understood.[1]

Fernández i Martí, Angel; Font i Forcada, Carolina; Kamali, Kazem; Rubio-Cabetas, María J.; Wirthensohn, Michelle; Socias i Company, Rafel (27 July 2014). "Molecular analyses of evolution and population structure in a worldwide almond [Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A. Webb syn. P. amygdalus Batsch] pool assessed by microsatellite markers". Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 62 (2): 205–219. doi:10.1007/s10722-014-0146-x. S2CID 18371468. Retrieved 15 September 2018.

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