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Amygdalus davidiana (Carrière) de Vos ex L. Henry

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Amygdalus L. (モモ)

Santou/Yamamomo (サントウ/ヤマモモ, 山桃), David peach and Chinese wild peach
京桃/山桃 in Chinese
Lifeform: deciduous tree ≈ 10 m tall
Distribution: native to China
Habitat: forests, thickets, slopes, mountain valleys and waste fields
Fruit: edible → seed dispersed by animal


Prunus davidiana (Carrière) Franch.
Persica davidiana Carrière
Prunus persica (L.) Batsch var. davidiana Maxim.

var. davidiana, leaf blade base cuneate, margin acutely serrate; drupe and endocarp subglobose to globose
var. potaninii (Batalin) T. T. Yu et L. T. Lu, leaf blade base broadly cuneate to rounded, margin obtusely serrate; drupe and endocarp ellipsoid to oblong

Amygdalus davidiana in northeastern China

[1-3] in the animal and plant park, Changchun City, Jilin Prvince, northeastern China, on June 6 2017. on June 6 2017.