Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Prunus persica (L.) Batsch

Family: Rosaceae Genus: Prunus Species:  Prunus persica (L.) Batsch






Synonym Amygdalis persicus, Persica vulgaris Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Peach, Aadu Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Peach Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Chumbhrei Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude 300-2250 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details The fruit has yellow or whitish flesh a delicate aroma and a skin that is either velvety or smooth (nectarines) in different cultivars
Habitat Occurs in woodland garden sunny edge; dappled shade Bark Type Rugged
Distribution Exotic to India and native to China, France, Italy, Turkey, USA, Iran, Spain, Chile, Greece and Argentin Bark Details Bark is gray with horizontal lenticels becoming increasingly rough and scaly with age
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Exotic
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It grows to 4–10 m (13–33 ft) tall and 6 in. in diameter. The leaves are lanceolate, 7–16 cm (2.8–6.3 in) long, 2–3 cm (0.79–1.18 in) broad, pinnately veined. The flowers are produced in early spring before the leaves; they are solitary or paired, 2.5–3 cm diameter, pink, with five petals Leaf Details The leaves are lanceolate 7–16 cm long 2–3 cm broad pinnately veined

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details