Scientific name: Prunus persica

Taxonomic Position of Peach According to Cronquist (1981)

Kingdom        :Plantae

Division          :Magnoliophyta

Class               :Magnoliopsida

Subclass          :Rosidae

Order              :Rosales

Family            :Rosaceae

Genus             : Prunus

Species            : P. persica

Botanical Description of Peach

Habit: Medium sized-tree.

Root: Tap root system

Leaf: Alternate, simple, lanceolate

Inflorescence:   Solitary

Flower: Complete, hermaphrodite.

Calyx: Sepal 5

Corolla: Petal 5

Androecium: Stamen numerous

Gynoecium: Ovary superior

Fruit: drupe

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *