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Common name

English: Sweet cherry, Wild cherry

German: Süßkirsche, Vogel-Kirsche

Portuguese: Cerejeira

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Rosales (119)

        Family: Rosaceae (56)(family description)

          Genus: Prunus (8)

            Epithet: avium (L.) L. (1)

Synonyms: Cerasus avium (L.) Moench, Druparia avium (L.) Clairv.

avium => from 'avis', meaning birds

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Prunus avium at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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