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Common name

English: Blackthorn

German: Schlehe

Mandarin: 黑刺李 (hei ci li)

Portuguese: Abrunheiro

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Rosales (119)

        Family: Rosaceae (56)(family description)

          Genus: Prunus (8)

            Epithet: spinosa L. (7)

spinosa => having spines or thorns

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: shrub, tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Prunus spinosa at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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