Definition of Prunus persica

1. Noun. Cultivated in temperate regions.

Exact synonyms: Peach, Peach Tree
Terms within: Peach
Group relationships: Genus Prunus, Prunus
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prunus Persica

Prunus dulcis
Prunus dulcis amara
Prunus glandulosa
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus incisa
Prunus insititia
Prunus japonica
Prunus laurocerasus
Prunus lyonii
Prunus maritima
Prunus mexicana
Prunus mume
Prunus nigra
Prunus padus
Prunus pensylvanica
Prunus persica
Prunus persica nectarina
Prunus pumila
Prunus pumilla susquehanae
Prunus salicina
Prunus serotina
Prunus serrulata
Prunus sieboldii
Prunus spinosa
Prunus subcordata
Prunus subhirtella
Prunus susquehanae
Prunus tenella
Prunus triloba
Prunus virginiana

Literary usage of Prunus persica

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"Notwithstanding its specific name (prunus persica Sieb. et Zucc.), the peach is believed to be a native of China. It is a typical drupe, ..."

2. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan by Asiatic Society of Japan (1889)
"i: ri \T APRIL) prunus persica flore alba prunus persica prunus persica flore rosa White Peach Light colour Peach Red Peach Red Peach Red and White Peach ..."

3. The Organic Constituents of Plants and Vegetable Substances and Their by Georg Christoph Wittstein (1878)
"Amygdalin has been obtained in two different modifications, viz., (a) in the crystalline form from the seeds of Prunus Amygdalus, prunus persica, ..."

4. Monks' Cookbook by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1997)
"PEACHES, prunus persica Sour, sweet and heating, peaches pacify vata and promote pitta. They are used in control of worms and the treatment of kidney stones ..."

5. Jiujutsu: The Old Samurai Art of Fighting Without Weaponsby Jigorō Kanō by Jigorō Kanō (1889)
"IC lI.1 prunus persica flore alba prunus persica Primus Persica (lore rosa White Peach Light colour Peach Red Peach Red Peach Red and White Peach Primus ..."

6. The Indian Forester (1896)
"Nectarine (prunus persica, Dictionary, VI, Part I, page 349)1 distribution of, 2 ; cultivation in Kumaon, 7 ; in Chakrata, II, 13. ..."

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