Prunus subg. Cerasus
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- A taxonomic subgenus within the family Rosaceae – the cherries, characterized by single axillary buds, flowers that bloom in early Spring in corymbs onlong stalks, the fruit not grooved, and the stone smooth..
- (genus): Rosales - order; Rosaceae - family; Amygdaloideae - subfamily; Amygdaleae - tribe; Prunus - genus
- (genus): Prunus cerasus (sour cherry) - type species; Prunus sect. Cerasus, Prunus sect. Laurocerasus - sections