Prunus sargentii Rehder

Sargent Cherry

Deciduous tree to 20 m tall. Leaves elliptic to obovate, toothed, acuminate, to 15 cm long, reddish when young. Flowers pink, 3.5-4 cm wide, each on a stalk about 25 mm long, usually 2 or 3 together in stalkless or short-stalked umbels. Fruit ovoid, about 8 mm long, dark red to blackish.

Japan, Korea, Sakhalin (former USSR).

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rosaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Rosales
family       Rosaceae
genus        Prunus L.