Rosaceae tribe Amygdaleae

de Candolle

in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 2: 529. 1825.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 352. Mentioned on page 20, 21, 385, 415.

Shrubs or trees; sometimes armed. Leaves alternate, simple; stipules deciduous, free; venation pinnate. Flowers: perianth and androecium perigynous; epicalyx bractlets absent; hypanthium cup-shaped, obconic, campanulate, or tubular; torus absent; carpel 1, distinct, free, style terminal, distinct; ovules 2 (1 abortive), apical, collateral (obturator present). Fruits drupes; styles deciduous, not elongate.


North America, Mexico, Central America, South America, Eurasia, Africa, Australia, widely introduced.


Genus 1, species 200+ (44 in the flora).

The base chromosome number for Amygdaleae is x = 8.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Luc Brouillet +
de Candolle +
North America +, Mexico +, Central America +, South America +, Eurasia +, Africa +, Australia +  and widely introduced. +
in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. +
Rosaceae tribe Amygdaleae +
Rosaceae subfam. Amygdaloideae +