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Prunus pseudocerasus

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Prunus pseudocerasus, AK376339, © Auckland Museum CC BY

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Natural Science Specimen

  • Classifier
  • Scientific Name
    Prunus pseudocerasus Lindl.
  • Classification
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
  • Specimen Category
  • Storage Method
  • Field Collection Place
  • Locality Description
    New Zealand, North Island, Gisborne Land District, Eastwoodhill Arboretum, T/U7, above Bob Berry Walk
  • Field Collection Date
    06 Sep 1999
  • Field Collection Notes
    Med-small, two trunked, many branched tree. Round canopied, deciduous. Ht ca 6m. Bark glossy dark brown, grey-brown streaks - horizontal, lenticellate. Lvs emerging bronze, glossy. Flowers emerging from pale pink-blushed buds, bronzey-pink green calyx opening to white flower with faint pink blush. Numerous stamens, white maturing to pink. Earthy scent. Petals deeply notched.
    Steep East facing hillside. Exposed sunny position.
    Ying Tao Cherry.
    Ex Eastwoodhill Arboretum, "EWH" 1279, received Sept 2018
  • Field Collector
  • Field Collection latitude/longitude
    -38.55833, 177.71322 (± 50 m)
    177.71322, 177.71322 (± 50 m)

  • Last Update
    23 Oct 2019

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